A member asked:

Lump by left side under jawline and where jaw meets the neck. i feel it everytime i turn my head left. im not sick, no fever. just cold sore on lip?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Reactive node: Commonly lymph nodes will swell when there is an infection. If it doesnt resolve, be sure to get it checked out. Its of more concern if firm and nontender.

Answered 2/10/2019


Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Lymphadenopathy: Agree with Dr. Rutledge. The lump may be swollen submandibular lymph notes that are a reaction to the inflammation associated with the cold sore.

Answered 7/25/2019



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