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A 28-year-old female asked:

My son has a mass on the side of his left jawline appear overnight. this is after he has had a fever and runny nose, is this neoplastic?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely: The stuff that comes up over night in such a situation is going to be an infection.It may just be a reactive tonsillar lymph node doing it's job cleaning up the debris of the fever/runny nose. Get some rest tonight & check with his doc in the AM.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2017

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