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A 36-year-old female asked:

Hi, i have a painful lump on the right front side of my neck near my throat. the pain started as very dull but has now become severe and radiating into my jaw and ear. i am also have difficulty swallowing in the last hour.

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Painful lump: Any bleeding, or as in your case both swelling and pain, requires immediate investigation. May be from abscessed tooth, infected gums, blocked salivary duct, cyst, and so many other possibilities. Please see your Dentist immediately for examination, possible imaging, possible lab tests, to determine cause and then appropriate treatment. Can't fix this over the computer or with pills/potions.
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