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Hi! My symptoms include: persistent headache, sore chin, sore top right jaw bone, and lumps on either sides of my throat.

Hi! My symptoms include: persistent headache, sore chin, sore top right jaw bone, and lumps on either sides of my throat.

Flu season: Flu season has arrived :'( Your symptoms sound like typical symptoms from the common cold. At this point, you should focus on rest and hydration. The flu typically lasts 3-7 days. Make sure someone is around to help take care of you, until you feel well. If you do not start to improve in the next few days, I would certainly suggest going to see your Doctor. Hang in there. Happy Thanksgiving!! ...Read more

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Lump neck below ear along jawline. Tender and sore?

Lump neck below ear along jawline. Tender and sore?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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My 11 y/o had a painless unmovable lump in her left breast.. What could the lump be?

My 11 y/o had a painless unmovable lump in her left breast.. What could the lump be?

You should talk with: your doctors, I assume they discussed the fact that it is likely just a fibroadenoma or benign soft tissue mass, but other possibilities include lipomas, cysts. Call your doctor in am and get some answers, and results should come back in 2-3 days ...Read more

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Lump in upper right lip. Can move it. Not bitten lip. No sore present. Lump slightly enlarged over days. Lip slight swollen. Pain to touch. What is it?

Lump in upper right lip. Can move it. Not bitten lip. No sore present. Lump slightly enlarged over days. Lip slight swollen. Pain to touch. What is it?

Likely infection: You may have an infection. Herpes can act unusual as well. I would go see your doc. Good luck, keep it clean with soap and waster, can get dermal last spray. It is the friday before christmas but may need to consider an urgent care center if it worsens. ...Read more

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Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

See PCP: Make appointment to see your family physician. At 32 years, cancer of the breast is not common but not infrequent but you must be sure. "all lumps of the breast must be resolved.". ...Read more

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For 2 wks.Feeling of lump in throat. Neck muscles sore in front and underneath chin. Swollen lymphnode behind jaw. No sore throat. What could this be?

For 2 wks.Feeling of lump in throat. Neck muscles sore in front and underneath chin. Swollen lymphnode behind jaw. No sore throat. What could this be?

Infection: URI, ENT infection, Oral /Dental Infection can cause LN swelling. Reflux can cause Lump like symptoms in the throat without sore throat Needs Examination for proer diagnosis ...Read more

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Right side tonsillitis.Stiff neck,ear fullness, TONGUE FEELS PULLED&SLIGHTLY PAINFUL ON RIGHT SIDE&bumps on it deep in throat.Possible tongue cancer?

Right side tonsillitis.Stiff neck,ear fullness, TONGUE FEELS PULLED&SLIGHTLY PAINFUL ON RIGHT SIDE&bumps on it deep in throat.Possible tongue cancer?

Unilateral tongue sx: Key issue is how long this has been going on. Most likely at your age, the symptoms are related to a localized infectious process, perhaps a peritonsillar abscess, with an immune reaction leading the tongue and other lymphoid tissue to respond, close off your tubes, enlarge nodes in your neck and even along your tongue. If persistent, go for exam. Oral cancer rare @22, but not impossible w. HPV ...Read more

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Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this ?

Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple.  What is this ?

Lymph node: The appearance of a swollen gland, or lymph node, is a sign your body's immune system is working well to clear up the infection. On the same side. Rest easy. ...Read more

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I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

Painful lump: That sounds like an infections which would require immediate treatment. Call and see your dentist as soon as possible. It might require removal of the wisdom tooth. ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps,  lumps,  on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

See an OB/GYN: Can't diagnose this without a history, exam, and possible testing. You should be seen by a gynecologist or family doctor and evaluated. ...Read more

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Hard lump on jaw joint, felt through touching my cheek, level with bottom of earlobe, 2cm away, aching, always have swollen parotid gland.What could it be?

Hard lump on jaw joint, felt through touching my cheek, level with bottom of earlobe, 2cm away, aching, always have swollen parotid gland.What could it be?

Inflammation or mass: Possible explanations are an obstructed duct causing a tender area of swelling or a parotid tumor. 80% of, parotid tumors are benign. It is concerning that it aches as parotid cancers are more likely to be painful than benign masses. Recommend seeing ENT soon. ...Read more

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Swollen shiny red lump on left side forehead ?Origin. 24 hours later my left parotid lymph node became hard, tender & pea sized. Area around lump starting to get itchy. Afebrile & asymptomatic.

Swollen shiny red lump on left side forehead ?Origin. 24 hours later my left 
parotid lymph node became hard, tender & pea sized. Area around lump starting to get itchy. Afebrile & asymptomatic.

Don't Squeeze: It sounds like you may have a furuncle (small boil). Your lymph nodes are probably reacting to the infection. Many patients make the mistake of squeezing boils. This may cause further injury to the skin and make things worse! apply a warm compress and be patient. Don't squeeze. ...Read more

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Several mouth ulcers & sore throat. Pain/tenderness in jaw with pea size firm movable mass. Mass is on jaw line middle of lower jaw. What is this?

Several mouth ulcers & sore throat. Pain/tenderness  in jaw with pea size firm movable mass. Mass is on jaw line middle of lower jaw. What is this?

Possible lymph node: When a body fights bacteria or a virus the lymph nodes drain away the results and sometimes they will swell when active . An exam by a dentist or physician is warranted ...Read more

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I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

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I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

Unrelated problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a ear pain, These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Toothache -see a dentist 3. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...Read more

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