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Hard Lump In Jaw Line
Benign vs malignant: Hard lumps anywhere, not just at jaw line, could be due to reasons ranging from benign (safe, non-cancerous) to infectious to malignant (cancerous). Rather than speculate online, go see your Family Doc for initial evaluation. ...Read more
I have a marble sized, somewhat hard lump under my left jaw line
the side I have a sinus infection on it is painful only when touched. Not visible. ?
Get checked: A submandibular lump is usually an infection from an unhealthy tooth. A sinus infection is typically the result of a toxin, pathogen, or allergen. Get checked and detoxified. ...Read more
I have a small, hard little lump on my jaw line where my sublingual gland is. Dentist said that it is from my wisdom tooth breaking out.Is this norma?
Wisdom Tooth: A wisdom tooth that is erupting may manifest itself with your symptoms. I would trust your dentist's diagnosis since they examined you. ...Read more
Rock- hard marble- sized lump on jaw line towards the neck and swollen mouth. Tongue feels like its being ripped open if moved. Any idea?
See dentist asap!: My idea would be to see your dentist asap! find out what it is. Don't waste your time trying to have someone who can't see nor examine you try to guess as to what it is. ...Read more
Small 1cm lumps on neck/on jaw (face area where jaw connects), moveable, squishy, had for yrs, no pain unless pressed hard on.
I have found a hard moveable lump under my left jaw. I've never noticed it before and its not painful just feels a little weird when touching it. It's about the size of a marble maybe bigger. The lump is a little hard to find and there isn't one on the th
Neck mass: Hard masses in this location need evaluation. There are many benign things that could cause this, but the location is also where many different types of cancer can begin. Best to see your doctor, or arrange for referral to a head and neck surgeon to fully evaluate and see if a needle biopsy or other biopsy will be useful. ...Read more
Lump: Could be a parotid gland disease. See a specialist soon. ...Read more
I have a small lump on my jaw line that is hard and painless. Ive has it going on 3 wks now. I dont have health insurance.
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon ASAP. You may be able to get low/no cost evaluation at a nearby University Dental School. ...Read more
Hard unmoveable lump on right side of jaw. There is no pain and has been there for awhile. It hasn't grown in size. Just curious on thoughts from docs?
It could be a benign parotid gland tumor.
See your doctor. ...Read more
Lymph node: More than likely it is a lymph node as a result of a viral infection. It can remain present for awhile. ...Read more
Probably an: enlarged lymph node or infected cyst. If it persists, enlarges beyond 1cm, or becomes painful, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a smal hard lump just under my earlobe next to where my jaw starts. Should I be concerned?
Possibly: Understanding whether this is a concern would require you to be examined by a doctor . The location sounds like a lymph node but that is simply a guess. Inother words you should be concerned. ...Read more
Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort ?
40 year old friend has a marble sized hard immobile smooth lump about an inch down from the jaw on neck. Is this concerning for malignancy?
See a doctor & biopsy:
It would be difficult to know what this is without e
Examining it and sampling for pathology via a biopsy. Important things to know are how long it’s been there. If it has changed and what the patient history is- does he or She smoke? Are there any other lumps or bumps? Etc ...Read more
Found a small, hard, lump on the left side of my face. Feels as if it is attached to my jaw and doesn't move when touched. It isn't painful. Cyst?
It depends on size: If it is small(10mm, you should show it to your GP and get his opinion regarding biopsy or excision. If it appeared to be benign, then it can be watched for further growth or regression. Further growth means you need a biopsy done . ...Read more
There's a dime sized lump on my neck, near my jaw but not so much, it came out of nowhere, what is it? No pain or anything, it's hard but not really.
Hard to tell: without an exam. It could be a lymph node, cyst, lipoma. I would recommend seeing your doctor to check it out. ...Read more
See a PCP: Some conditions like facial lumps may require further assessment, tests and your PCP may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Do not delay. ...Read more
I have a hard round bone feel like lump in the side of my cheek. It moves & wiggles but is attached to what seems my jaw & grows. What could this be?
Tumor.: A reaction to an injury to the body is many times seen as an swelling as the body tries to counteract the aggression. Chronic infections or inflammations cause "lumps" or tumors. They need to be removed after or during the treatment of the cause of the tumor. Have your dentist take an x ray of the area and find out where the problem is. L. ...Read more
It maybe: It maybe a sign of infection in the oral area, including teeth, gums, and mucous membranes. See your doctor. ...Read more
2 very painful lumps under right part of tongue near jaw line. Hard to swallow. Should it be checked out?
Pain tongue lesion: 37 yo female with painful focal tongue lesion and 'dysphagia' is worrisome, esp with recent trends of HPV associated growths in oral cavity among younger patients. Make appt with ENT or oral surgeon for a good oral exam and possibly a biopsy in clinic based on their judgement of these lesions. Best not to wait and ignore. ...Read more
I have a hard movable lump under my jaw that is painless, i noticed it last night. I have really bad allergies also.
Hard lump by jaw near ear after recover from pneumonia. Had for 1 month and 3 days. Will it go away on its on. Should i be worry.
Lymph Node: Sounds like it is lymph gland enlargement. Lymph glands typically enlarge as a reaction to infections. However there are other causes as well. If it is not gone within 7 to 10 days, you should go and get yourself checked by your doctor. ...Read more
I feel 2 lumps under my jaw (submandibular nodes?).They're large + hard and hav been like that for weeks.No signs of infection.No pain.What can it be?
See a doc: Get a good physical exam from your PCP and find out what the problem is, it may just be a local infection that caused lymph node enlargement. Submandibular nodes require further investigation ...Read more
Have a hard lump under right ear beging jaw that has been there over a year now... Should I see about it? It hasn't changed in size but hasn't changed
Exam: get checked, it could be a cyst, absess, or skin growth; however it is worth checking. ...Read more
My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?
Hard lump behind lft ear, then another lower down behind ear. painful to touch and pain shoots down jaw and neck, help??
See doctor: This is likely an infection which requires a doctor's exam and treatment. ...Read more
Hard lump, right collarbone, had 4 months now. found another below jaw on right side. should i wait till orthopaedic app or re-visit GP?
I suggest you get seen quickly.: A hard lump is potentially worrisome for something like Hodgkin's disease. You need further evaluation in a timely manner. I would not wait. ...Read more