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A 34-year-old female asked:

Small hard lump, right side of neck, just behind the jaw and under the ear. bit tender when pressing on it. history of bruxism. right ear a bit clogged too. serious?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Lymph nodes are filters for bacteria. Would be prudent to see both your physician and your dentist to evaluate for sites of infection
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Dr. Dwight Romriell
Pain Management 47 years experience
It could be temporomandibular disorder. I suggest you have an evaluation by a TMJ specialist.
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Last updated Aug 10, 2022

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