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I have a lump under my skin on my left side of my face along my jaw line and i don't know what it is. I've had it for months and im only 18.

I have a lump under my skin on my left side of my face along my jaw line and i don't know what it is. I've had it for months and im only 18.

Need exam: The most common growths that present as a lump as you have described include lipomas (fatty growth) and epidermal inclusion cyst (skin cyst). Less common and potentially more serious possibilities exist and need to be excluded as possibilities . The best way to do that is visit your primary care doctor or dermatologist and have your lump evaluated. ...Read more

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Marble sized hard lump that does not hurt or move under my left earlobe along my jaw. it's not a cyst or swollen node. No other pain . Any ideas?

Marble sized hard lump that does not hurt or move under my left earlobe along my jaw. it's not a cyst or swollen node. No other pain . Any ideas?

Lymph node: This is likely a lymph node. If you don't feel well, if it is over 1 cm in size, if it is growing in size, if it is rock hard or stuck to surrounding structures or if it does not go down in size after a month get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a hard, immovable lump on my neck underneath my jaw line. It's causing aching and tenderness along my jaw. Should I be worried?

I have a hard, immovable lump on my neck underneath my jaw line. It's causing aching and tenderness along my jaw. Should I be worried?

Yes you should: you need to see a doctor the hard lump either a lymph node that will disappear after a course of antibiotics or it has to be removed and biopsy or it could be a mass on your parotid gland either way you need medical care so go and see a doctor good luck and thank you for using health tap ...Read more

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Just woke up with a lump directly under my jaw line. Along with a cold. And a really bad running nose. Feel dizzy at times. And now have another lump?

Just woke up with a lump directly under my jaw line. Along with a cold. And a really bad running nose.  Feel dizzy at times. And now have another lump?

Swollen glands: This is a common area for your glands to swell. They are specialized sacs that contain cells that fight infection. If they persist after your cold goes away, tell your doctor. ...Read more

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I have developed a painful pea sized lump on the right hand side of my jaw half way along from ear to chin for the second time in the last four weeks.

I have developed a painful pea sized lump on the right hand side of my jaw half way along from ear to chin for the second time in the last four weeks.

Lump: If the lump is under the skin it may be a lymph gland reacting to an inflammatory process in the mouth. An enlarged salivary gland ,secondary to a blocked duct, is usually larger than peasized. A physician can advise you better after examining you. ...Read more

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I have a lump that moves in my jaw.

I have a lump that moves in my jaw.

Where in the jaw?: Lumps and bumps can appear anywhere in or on the soft and/or hard tissues of the jaws. Without more information about the specific location and symptoms, it would be difficult to provide you with more information or advice. ...Read more