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I have a lump under my chin near my neck what is it?

I have a lump under my chin near my neck what is it?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swollen lymph nodes, benign skin cysts, salivary gland swelling, congenital cysts, or rare tumors. Factors such as location, size, and duration make some of these more or less likely. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my chin that i noticed today . It wasnt there before today . what could it be?

I have a lump under my chin that i noticed today . It wasnt there before today . what could it be?

Chin lump: Without more information, I would go through typical possibilities which would include the possibility of trauma, infection in the skin, enlarged lymph nodes, and cysts. If it persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my chin and its starting to burn and I have a rash starting to appear?

I have a lump under my chin and its starting to burn and I have a rash starting to appear?

Lump: The lump could be an enlarged submental lymph node reacting to what could be a herpes virus or a bacterial skin infection. Since treatment is available for a herpes infection I recommend that you consult your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime apply antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my chin in the fatty part of my neck. Started out pea size and now marble size. Wasn't sore but now is. Thoughts?

Get evaluated: This could be a reactive lymph node, or submandibular gland. Causes are varied and range from infections to possible neoplastic/ cancer. Please see your doctor (ent, facial plastic) to be examined. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my chin near my throat it hurts when i touch it and its grown bigger in three days should I be worried?

I have a lump under my chin near my throat it hurts when i touch it and its grown bigger in three days should I be worried?

Concerned: Swelling under your chin is not normal. And left untreated can put pressure on our tongue and throat, which can cause breathing complications. Please seek medical evaluation at once. ...Read more

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I have this lump under my chin when I touch it it hurts a little. You cannot see it but when you touch it its hard underneath the service of the skin?

I have this lump under my chin when I touch it it hurts a little. You cannot see it but when you touch it its hard underneath the service of the skin?

Lymphadenitis: A tender lump under the chin in an young person usually indicates that some bacteria or virus from the lower lip or floor of the mouth was trapped by the submental lymph nodes and prevented from spreading further. Most times the swelling will subsided on its own. If it persists longer than a month or continues to enlarge you must see your Dr. to make sure that its nothing more serious ...Read more

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I have a little lump under my chin, have no pain and till i pressure it, what can this be?!

Lump: An epidermal cyst can cause a lump under the skin. They are usually not tender unless they become infected. It is best to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a small lump under my chin. A small lump at the bottom of my neck. U can see them more clearly when i hold my head back. Is this normal?

I have a small lump under my chin. A small lump at the bottom of my neck. U can see them more clearly when i hold my head back. Is this normal?

Enlarged lymph node: See your PCP or dentist. Direct clinical examination is warranted and essential to exclude any other causes. ...Read more

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I have been sick for about 10 days now. I have a small lump under my chin. Could it be a lymph node or something else?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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I have a small lump under my chin in the neck area. It's movable and slightly firm. Hurts a little when I touch with some force. What is this?

Below: Could be a cyst, or a lymph node. If it does not go away in the next 3 weeks, then you need to see your DR for exam. If it becomes more swollen, painful, then don't wait for 3 weeks, go to your DR. Use some warm, moist packs, 3 times per day, for about 15 min each time while waiting for the 3 weeks to go by ...Read more

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I have a tender lump under my chin. It is swollen. Should i be worried?

Concerned: Some nodes and glands are there, and oral infection may cause enlarged nodes. Tumors are a consideration so work up is important. ...Read more

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I have a soft lump under my chin that is sometimes painful when i swallow, eat or drink. What could this be?

Could be: Enlarged lymph node or salivary gland. But it is really hard to tell without actual exam. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a sore lump under my chin and a sore under my lip that is swollen and could possibly be infected. What is this? Are the two related?

I have a sore lump under my chin and a sore under my lip that is swollen and could possibly be infected. What is this? Are the two related?

Lymph node: I'm not sure what the Sore is but under chin could be a sore lymph node related to the infection of your lap. The lips lymph nodes drain to the Mac. I would see a doctor perhaps an ENT. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump under my chin where my throat starts on the front. What could this be? I'm not sick or running a fever.

I have a painful lump under my chin where my throat starts on the front. What could this be?  I'm not sick or running a fever.

Painful neck mass: It could be an infected lymph node or infected thyroglossal duct cyst near the midline of upper neck. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump under my chin. It doesn't cause me pain. The lump is on the left side, and is very movable. It snaps back in place.

If...: If this is a new finding you should see a ENT(ear, nose and throat) specialist in order to get it checked. We cannot tell what it is through this platform and without and direct exam. ...Read more

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Can a large pimple on my chin cause swelling under the chin? I have a soft tender lump under my chin, have had them before- thyroglossal duct cyst?

Lump under chin: First, unless you have been diagnosed with one previously, a thyroglossal duct cyst is rare and something that has likely been searched out on the internet. Second a pimple, carbuncle, or furuncle can cause tender lumps under the chin which may be either a swollen lymph node or an actual cellulitis or abscess of the anterior neck space. See your doctor. ...Read more