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A 31-year-old female asked:

Small, hard bump, somewhat moveable, under jaw near where tonsils are. not painful and cant be seen / not swollen. only feel it on left side when i press under and along inner side of jawbone. lymph node? calcified? scarred? have tonsil stones, too?

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Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 50 years experience
Full exam needed.: Tonsils at your age should be decreasing in size in your mouth, unless have frequent infections. Below your jaw would probably be a lymph node. This could be a salivary gland. A full exam by your family physician would be advisable.

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