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I have a small lump under my tongue?

Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under my touge?

I have a small bump under my touge?

See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also could be some kind of tumor. You should see a denist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a big bump under my armpit?

I have a big bump under my armpit?

Needs to be seen: In your armpit, its commonly a local skin abcess(infection). Or it could be a lymph node. Either of things should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a painless lump under my jaw! help?

I have a painless lump under my jaw! help?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for your lump. Having a lump is not normal. See a dermatologist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in my forearm?

Does it hurt?: If it hurts it could be a blocked hair follicle. If its non tender it could be a lipoma (fatty tissue) if its near the wrist it could be a ganglion cyst. We would need more information and a picture would help too. ...Read more

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I have a sore lump under my armpit?

I have a sore lump under my armpit?

Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters the bacteria, virus or fungus and then reacts as "killer cells" come to attack the agent. The lymph node responds by growing, producing more cells, and can get tender due to the agents and chemicals released. You may need antibiotics or see pcp. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my arm?

I have a lump under my arm?

Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that may be abnormally enlarged lymph nodes should always be evaluated. Hidradenitis may be treated with conservative care such as antibiotics, but may also require surgical incision. ...Read more

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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 small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

I have a small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having other symptoms (rashes, fevers, sweats, etc), i wouldn't worry too much. If it doesn't go away over the next couple of weeks, you could have someone check just to be sure. ...Read more

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Hi i have found a smallish lump under my left collar bone feels like a sack of some sort under my skin?

Hi i have found a smallish lump under my left collar  bone  feels like a sack of some sort under my skin?

Lymph node?: Most likely a lymph node, which houses immune cells. Some of these permanently reside in the node and others go in and out. In the context of infection, there would be an influx of white cells as the overall immune response adjusts. However, rarely, a lymph node enlarges due to an influx in cancer cells. For this reason, if it persists, it is worth seeing a physician and completing a work up. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my right nipple?

I have a lump under my right nipple?

Get checked: it is tender ask for antbx if not see also md for possible bx to r/o cancer ...Read more

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I have a lump under my skin near my bum that's the size of a pea. Should i be worried?

I have a lump under my skin near my bum that's the size of a pea. Should i be worried?

Most likely...: No. First thing that comes to mind would be a simple skin cyst. These are very common. Sometimes they can get infected and become larger and painful. So might be worth getting it checked out at next doctor's appointment. ...Read more

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I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

I have a large soft lump on my eyelid?

Stye or fatty tumor: You did not specify where. If it is at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid, it's probably a stye. If it is soft and overlying the eyebrow, it is probably a fatty tumor, which is harmless. To know for sure, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my neck?

I have a hard lump on my neck?

Be seen: Lumps and bumps in the head and neck need to be evaluated as the possibilities are many. Your primary md is a good place to start or go straight to an ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized lump under my earlobe sort of where my jaw meets my earlobe. It's moveable and i'm wondering what it may be.

I have a small pea sized lump under my earlobe sort of where my jaw meets my earlobe. It's moveable and i'm wondering what it may be.

A few things: This area may have a lymph node which may be enlarged. You could have something in your parotid gland like a stone or other mass. You should see an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon or ENT surgeon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a big red lump underneath my arm?

I have a big red lump underneath my arm?

See a doctor: It could be many things and you should see a doctor asap for treatment. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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I have a tiny lump under my eyebrow. Started like a zit, and had small drainage. Now just a tiny bump. Should I worry?.

I have a tiny lump under my eyebrow.  Started like a zit, and had small drainage.  Now just a tiny  bump.  Should I worry?.

Zit turing into cyst: The hordeolum internum - otherwise called stye can turn into a chronic swelling called -chalazion- a cystic granuloma , a chronic swelling lined by chronic inflammatory cells and tissue ,which can present like this. Please consultant ophthalmologist who will do a minor surgical procedure to curette/excise this swelling and get rid of the discharge,swelling and the cosmetic ill effect overall. ...Read more

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I have a small, beady lump under my breast, please help!?

I have a small, beady lump under my breast, please help!?

In person medical: Evaluation would be the most prudent course of action. ...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?

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?

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 been a smoker for about 5 years. I have had a pretty bad cold but i now have a small tender lump under my chin should I freak out?

I have been a smoker for about 5 years. I have had a pretty bad cold but i now have a small tender lump under my chin should I freak out?

No -- no freak out: Freaking out is not indicated, but an exam by your physician is. Plus at 19 you may want to reconsider your smoking habit. The small tender lump is most likely a lymph node, but it needs to be checked if it doesn't recede as your cold improves. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a small ball-like lump under my chin between my jaws. It's slightly sore when touched but gets more sore near the jaws. Is this serious?

I have a small ball-like lump under my chin between my jaws. It's slightly sore when touched but gets more sore near the jaws. Is this serious?

Needs check: There are many possible causes for a tender lump under the chin, and some of them need treatment. They can come from dental problems, and can be caused by infections. See your doctor or if you have problems with your teeth, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Have a small lump under my chin. Had it for months with a little pain. Now its starting to burn making hard to eat.

Need more info: Any "lump" that appeared out of the blue and is painful and not getting better needs to be investigated. Please make an appointment with an oral surgeon that your family dentist may recommend. ...Read more

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I've had a small lump under my chin for a while, it has gotten bigger and then smaller again and has stayed a small size but I'm nervous, what is it?

Submental adenopathy: possible a submental lymph node that coud be related to a sore in your mouth or an infection on your skin. Since it comes and goes, it is more likely to be 'reactive or inflammatory' than any type of malignancy, especially at your age. Does it hurt? http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/submental_lymphadenopathy.htm ...Read more

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Two days ago I noticed a small (bean sized) lump under my chin/on my neck that is painful to touch. Should I be concerned?

Two days ago I noticed a small (bean sized) lump under my chin/on my neck that is painful to touch. Should I be concerned?

Have it checked: This needs to be looked at by a health care professional. If you have no other symptoms it can be nothing, but it also could be serious. There is a lymph node located just under your chin (sub mental) that could be inflamed. See your primary care provider for a proper history and examination. ...Read more

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What to do if I discovered a small, hard, ball shaped lump under my chin right behind the jaw bone..?

See your Physician: If you have a hard lump that you are concerned with get checked. Go see some one and get examined. ...Read more

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What can cause a small, hard lump to form under the chin?

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

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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

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Im 19 and found a lump under my chin?

Node or salivary: It is usually either a lymph node that is enlarged due to a nearby infection or a plugged salivary gland. If it is a gland, then you can rinse with a mouthwash three times for a few days and suck on sour candy drops to get it open. If it doesn't open in a couple of days then see doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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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 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 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