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Vallejo, CA
A 29-year-old female asked:

the last week ive had pain right below jaw and chin now today i feel a pea size ball under skin neck its tender. any advice?

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Dr. Andrea Rodgers
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Lymph node: What you are describing could be an inflamed submental lymph node. Lymph nodes can be painful if you have an infection. Infections from the lower lip, floor of the mouth, teeth, salivary gland, tip of the tongue and the skin of the cheeks all can affect the submental lymph node. I suggest seeing your doctor to find out where the infection is coming from.

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