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Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

See dentist : Swollen lymph node is a sign of infection. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. It is a treatable condition. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Call your dentist today. ...Read more

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I've got a hard lump on my jaw line. What could be wrong?

I've got a hard lump on my jaw line. What could be wrong?

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

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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. ?

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

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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?

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

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My brother has a lump near his jaw line and I'm very concerned and its hard?

My brother has a lump near his jaw line and I'm very concerned and its hard?

Gland swelling: This odd most likely a swollen lymph node or gland. A reaction to an abscessed tooth, tonsillitis or blocked salivary gland are possible causes. See a dentist if there is any toothache, antibiotics may ease the problem. ...Read more

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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

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

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3yr old has hard lump underneath jaw has been there for 5wks now what is this?

3yr old has hard lump underneath jaw has been there for 5wks now what is this?

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

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I found a smooth hard lump below my earlobe where it meets my jaw. What could it be?

I found a smooth hard lump below my earlobe where it meets my jaw. What could it be?

Probably an: enlarged lymph node or infected cyst. If it persists, enlarges beyond 1cm, or becomes painful, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a smal hard lump just under my earlobe next to where my jaw starts. Should I be concerned?

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

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Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort ?

Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of  mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort ?

Needs to be checked: It may be a swollen lymph node.Infected submandibular salivary gland, a cyst or some other tumor
so see your doctor and let him chek you and find what is the cause. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Hard lump bottom of jaw near ear. No pain. What is this?

Hard lump bottom of jaw near ear. No pain. What is this?

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

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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?

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

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Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Infection?

Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Infection?

It maybe: It maybe a sign of infection in the oral area, including teeth, gums, and mucous membranes. See your doctor. ...Read more

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2 very painful lumps under right part of tongue near jaw line. Hard to swallow. Should it be checked out?

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

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I have a hard movable lump under my jaw that is painless, i noticed it last night. I have really bad allergies also.

I have a hard movable lump under my jaw that is painless, i noticed it last night. I have really bad allergies also.

Get this checked.: This may be nothing more than a blocked salivary gland or salivary stone. But i get concerned about "hard lumps" anywhere. Let your doctor check it out. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Try...: Wash the area that was stung with soap and warm water, and use cold compresses to ease the pain and swelling. Keep an eye on your daughter to make sure she doesn't get an allergic reaction, otherwise it will just take some time to heal :]. ...Read more

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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?

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