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Under chin feels a round ball, what to do?

Under chin feels a round ball, what to do?

Lymph node: You're either feeling a lymph node that's big and/or scarred, or your salivary gland. If it's not fixed to a surrounding structure and not preposterously large, and you're not having fever / weight loss / night sweats, just watch it. ...Read more

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Lump/ball in neck-under chin for a year. No pain and I can only feel it if I push down on it. It's maybe the size of a dime. What is it?

Lump/ball in neck-under chin for a year. No pain and I can only feel it if I push down on it. It's maybe the size of a dime. What is it?

Lymph node: I think you should be checked for any mass under the chin. This may be a submandibular lymph node; however, you must have it checked to find out why it happpened. ...Read more

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My son has small wart like bumps under chin and on neck. When they are popped, a tiny hard white ball comes out and it bleeds. What is it?

My son has small wart like bumps under chin and on neck. When they are popped, a tiny hard white ball comes out and it bleeds. What is it?

Cysts: Without a picture, it is hard to arrive to correct diagnosis. Based on your description, I suspect some retention cyst (skin oil retention), however, this is purely my guess at this time. See doc for more definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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There is a hard ball like lump when I press near thesubmandibular gland under the chin. SometimeswhenI open my mouth huge pain. Shall I worry?

There is a hard ball like lump when I press near thesubmandibular gland under the chin. SometimeswhenI open my mouth huge pain. Shall I worry?

Two issues: A hard ball like a lump is suggestive of an abscess. The moist common cause is a draining infection from a lower tooth. Huge pain upon opening is suggestive of a TM joint issue due to either infection or a biomechanical displacing meniscus. Both issues require medical/dental attention. ...Read more

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Pain in both thighs fielding a ground ball in softball pain excruciating! I can't turn my head any direction without feeling pain. Did I pull a muscle?

Pain in both thighs fielding a ground ball in softball pain excruciating! I can't turn my head any direction without feeling pain. Did I pull a muscle?

Varies: If it is both legs, it would seem a little unlikely to have occurred simultaneously. Another possibility is it is from your back. People with back injuries can have pain running into the legs and this pain is characteristically worse with motion on the head/neck, which increases the pressure in the spinal canal. ...Read more

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I got hit in the back of the head really hard with a soccer ball on sunday and since then I've been feeling a lot of headaches and pressure on my head?

I got hit in the back of the head really hard with a soccer ball on sunday and since then I've been feeling a lot of headaches and pressure on my head?

Head injury: Post head injury headaches can go on for days, however with their continuing and with a lot of pressure, I recommend an exam by your md who may order a brain ct scan for full evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been feeling tingling and sharp pains around my face, head and hands. It feels like the tingling of a foot that as they say, "has fallen asleep"?

I've been feeling tingling and sharp pains around my face, head and hands. It feels like the tingling of a foot that as they say, "has fallen asleep"?

Stress/anxiety: Theconditon you are experiencing could be hyperventilation or something more needing evaluation try breathing in and out of a paper bag for approximately 15 seconds and see if the symptoms subsie consider seeing a physicain to evaluate the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have neuropathy pain in the head and left side of my body, left foot and thigh now I started feeling it on the tip of my penis. Causes?

You need work-up: Ther is more than one cause of symptoms like yours. You need a neurologic work up. Have your primary doctor refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Feeling pain in cervical portion as I am smasher in volley ball play. It seems that my body has become lighter and head is disbalanced. Viral fever atta?

Feeling pain in cervical portion as I am smasher in volley ball play. It seems that my body has become lighter and head is disbalanced. Viral fever atta?

Consider evaluation: Based on your sport and symptoms I would consider a comprehensive evaluation with an orthopedic, sports specialist. Your symptoms can have many potential causes and needs to be correlated with a physical exam and imaging if needed. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with pins and needles on the left side of my head/scalp like the feeling when your foot is sleeping and you can't feel it. What can it be? The feeling came back slowly when I moved my neck.

I woke up this morning with pins and needles on the left side of my head/scalp like the feeling when your foot is sleeping and you can't feel it. What can it be? The feeling came back slowly when I moved my neck.

Occipital neuraglia?: The occipital nerve comes out of the upper part of the spine. You may have slept with your neck twisted, or maybe you had an old neck injury? If you put pressure on the upper nerve roots you can get a 'sleeping nerve' feeling in your scalp.
If it doesn't come back, don't worry about it. If it persists, do some gentle neck rang of motion exercises if you know how, or get a PT referral. ...Read more

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I feeling dizzy when move eyes, head and tingling in hands and foot, bit jerking on face what it could be?

I feeling dizzy when move eyes, head and tingling in hands and foot, bit jerking on face what it could be?

If 1st. Time MRI bra: If you never had these symptoms in the past which resolved for long time, you need to have MRI to rule out any pathology in brain stem and/or cerebellum. ...Read more

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Feeling a bit ill, lymph nodes under chin swollen, overall body aches, but hurts to take a breath in throat.

Feeling a bit ill, lymph nodes under chin swollen, overall body aches, but hurts to take a breath in throat.

See a doctor: If you are having any trouble breathing you should see a doctor asap. If this is just a cold, wait it out and treat it symptomatically. ...Read more

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Past week, novacaine feeling right side lip & tongue. Right hand & foot tingly, falling asleep feeling & top of head tingling. Should I be concerned?

Past week, novacaine feeling right side lip & tongue. Right hand & foot tingly, falling asleep feeling & top of head tingling. Should I be concerned?

Yes.: Yes. While transient numbness is usually nothing to worry about, numbness that persists this long may be a sign of serious illness. You should consult a physician. ...Read more

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Plugged ears &slight pain down neck below ears, nose hurts, back of neck pain, post-nasal drip, swollen feeling under chin, fatigue all sinus related?

Plugged ears &slight pain down neck below ears, nose hurts, back of neck pain, post-nasal drip, swollen feeling under chin, fatigue all sinus related?

Sinusitis: Sinusitis or inflammation of the sinuses can cause all the symptoms that you describe. Due to blockage of the sinus passage ways infection can develop. It is important to visit with an ears nose and throat physician or otolaryngologist to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Since yesterday when I press against right nostril, front tooth hurts. Now tickly feeling in throat&under chin. Asthma? Anxiety? Sinus infection? Allergies

Hard to tell: You may possibly have a sinus infection at the right but it is unusual to affect the front teeth. Need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Very sore throat that feels "itchy" (best word I can think to describe the scratchy pain). Same feeling deep in ear canal. Swollen glands under chin.

Very sore throat that feels "itchy" (best word I can think to describe the scratchy pain). Same feeling deep in ear canal. Swollen glands under chin.

Please get a strep: Throat culture/ test. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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I went to the chirurg and he has take away a big birthmark from my chin. But after then I have no feelings in my chin, lips and under chin. What 2 do?

I went to the chirurg and he has take away a big birthmark from my chin. But after then I have no feelings in my chin, lips and under chin. What 2 do?

Depends on depth: The location and depth of the birthmark as well as the surgical techniques used to remove the lesion need clarification. It is not unusual to lose some sensation in and around the scar. However regional numbness may indicate temporary or permanent compromise of the nerve supplying the region, in many instances sensation will improve over a 1-2 year period and sometimes sooner. Follow up w/ surgeon. ...Read more

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What does a pain under chin mean?

Chin vs neck: It is difficult to distinguish between the chin and the neck. A pain in the chin could mean several different things and your medical history and physical examination will play a large role in determining ow to further evaluate the cause of your pain. For example if you faustained trauma, x-rays may be ordered to look for a fracture. A mass or swelling could be a sign of a salivary tumor, etc. ...Read more

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I have a big ball under my chin what could it be?

Salivary gland: This could be an enlarged salivary gland due to a blockage in the duct by a tiny stone. I recommend that you consult an ENT specialist (otolaryngologist) for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Female, 50. How do I remove light but long hairs under chin?

Female, 50. How do I remove light but long hairs under chin?

Various ways: Laser works best for dark hairs since it targets the dark pigment in the root of the hair. Lighter hair is more difficult to remove but with multiple laser sessions is sometimes effective. Often you need to use electrolysis to permanently remove them - find someone with experience, you can also use vaniqua which slows hair growth while it is used regularly. ...Read more

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When I tilt my head for like 2 mins a ball drops out. Why?

When I tilt my head for like 2 mins a ball drops out. Why?

Clarify...: I'm sorry, but your question isn't clear to me. "a ball drops out"? . Please reask and explain what that means. ...Read more

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My neck (under the chin section) seems to swell up slightly. Why?

My neck (under the chin section) seems to swell up slightly. Why?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Wbc15000+ swollen lymphnode n neck/under chin?

Elevated wbc: After all you have been through, it might be worthwhile to have a biopsy done on the node to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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If you had Ludwigs angina what would happen first seeking under the tounge or seeking under the chin?

Severe pain: I'm not sure what the question is, but this severe head and neck infection typically causes high fevers and severe pain on the area of the infection. If you think something is wrong, see your doctor today, or go to an urgent care center or ER. Hope this helps! ...Read more