A 26-year-old male asked:
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i have a small lump or bump just below my ear on my jaw and it sore to the touch?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lump: It may be a swollen lymph gland as a result of an upper respiratory infection
Answered on Sep 26, 2017
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