A member asked:

I had pizza crust scratch my throat when swallowed & i don't know if its jaw cancer or a swolleen lymphnode but there is a lump under my jaw. hurts when touch?

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Dr. James Cunnar answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

The painful node is likely just inflammatory. Ibuprofen or Aspirin can help. If it persists, see your physician for an exam.

Answered Jun 25, 2014

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Dr. Michael Sparacino answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

From what you describe you most likely have a reactive lymph node from your earlier injury. If its not better in two weeks, have your doctor take a look at it.

Answered Jul 5, 2018

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