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Chin Skim Lump
??: No way to tell with that limited information. Venturing a guess would not serve you well, so i would suggest a quick trip to your doctor to take a look. ...Read more
I just realized I have two lumps under my chin, one larger then the other, but both are small in size. Im worry! what can they be?
Salivary glands : You are probably feeling two of 4 large salivary glands under your chin. You have two sublingual glands and 2 submandibular glands. ...Read more
My 19 yr son has a marble sized hard lump under his chin that has been there for a year now and he has lost about 10 lbs. Since this time last year. ?
Need to see MD: He needs to see his pmd and have further evaluation. He needs a careful history taking and examination- especially on the facial area, mouth as well as throat, blood works, perhaps an imaging study like a ct scan would be needed. In addition, a biopsy of the hard lump is likely will need to be done -but off course as indicated by the doctor after a careful examination. Good luck. ...Read more
Lymph nodes?: If you just noticed them, i would not worry, they can be from a viral illness. If you have teeth problems, see your dentist. See your doctor, they can examine you and help you determine the cause. ...Read more
Go to your MD: If you have swelling under your chin, you should get examined by a physician. It is possible that it is a submandibular lymph node, however, several causes need to be investigated, especially if the lump is asymmetric. A thorough examination of your head and neck including the oral cavity should be performed. Be honest about use of tobacco products with your doctor.Good luck. ...Read more
Lump under chin: It depends on exactly where this lump is, but my first guess is an inflamed submental lymph node. Typically lymph nodes swell and become tender while trying to fight off some nearby infection. In this case, typically a dental problem or upper respiratory infection. If it persists, please see your doctor.. ...Read more
Several things: Many things can form a lump inder the chin. There could be an enlarged lymph node. Inclusion cysts can form in the skin anywhere on the body. Other growths can form in the skin under the chin. Even a salivary duct stone can make a lump in this area. ...Read more