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Lump In Gland Under Chin
Need to see adoctor: You need to see a medical doctor, get evaluated and be appropriately directed. ...Read more
Check with your dr: If truly a sebaceous cyst, it will follow a vicious cycle of filling with sebum, becoming infected, draining, then starting over. If infected now, may require incision and drainage by doctor. Once healed, have sac removed to prevent recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural response: May be dental infection, viral illness, other. If it persists, continues to enlarge or becomes worse, see your family doctor. Lymph nodes help fight inflammation and get large when they do so. It is usually helpful to you, but may produce unpleasant symptoms in the process. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Very hard non moveable lump in parotid gland just next to bottom front of ear is it related to my swollen glands in neck and lump in front of throat?
R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : LYMPHADENOPATHY THAT PERSISTS LONGER THAN 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMPH NODE. If the pathology is not diagnostic you need a RADICAL LYMPH DISSECTION TO R/O LYMPHOMA VS METASTATIC PROCESS. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION FROM YOUR INTERNIST AND A GENERAL SURGEON OR ENT Second opinion may be warranted ...Read more
Have a larger lump in middle of chest on sternum not sebaceous gland as too hard and smaller lumps above in centre of sternum?
It maybe: It maybe a sign of infection in the oral area, including teeth, gums, and mucous membranes. See your doctor. ...Read more
There is a hard ball like lump when I press near thesubmandibular gland under the chin.sometimeswhenI open my mouth huge pain.shall I worry?
Two issues: A hard ball like a lump is suggestive of an abscess. The moist common cause is a draining infection from a lower tooth. Huge pain upon opening is suggestive of a TM joint issue due to either infection or a biomechanical displacing meniscus. Both issues require medical/dental attention. ...Read more
Last 3 weeks I have had little lumps come and go under both armpits. They are not painful. Headache and tired lately. Swollen glands under chin?
Prob. lymph nodes: You need to see a Dr for alll these lymph nodes and other symptoms ...Read more
May be an infection: Swollen glands in the neck are very common. They usually occur due to sore throat caused commonly by a virus. In that case it is typically tender but it settles down in 2-3 weeks on its own. But if the glands are painless and do not settle down or keep enlarging , then you need to go see your doctor for further examination. ...Read more
Have a small painful lump under my chin where the glands are it's about dime/nickel size no other symptoms what could it be how long should I wait?
Cyst, lymph node: abcess are all possibilities. You should see your doctor and have it checked since it is painful soon. ...Read more
I woke up with a sort of double chin which is kind of lump in the area of the salivary gland. What could it be?
Infection?: Not clear whether the swelling is in midline or one side. Salivary glands in the neck can be inflammed , commonly by bacteria, sometimes viruses like mumps , though less common in adults . Sometimes the enlarged lymphnodes in that area can mimic saliv.Y glands. Also in addition to infection , stones in the ducts of saliv. Glands can make the swel lings, which appear big after eating. See your pcppl. ...Read more
When I tilt my head to the left and lift it up I feel a lump on my neck at the top right like right by the bone. is it an enlarged gland?
Let someone examine: this lump. the word picture i currently have is not sufficient to help you. If you let a doc or nurse practitioner check this, they can guide you on wether it belongs there and is normal, or, if it is not normal and needs more study. ...Read more
A grape sized lump has developed under my chin in between my jawbones. Is this just a swollen gland or something more serious? The lump developed in about 3 or 4 days, it is tender to touch and is beginning to cause discomfort when swallowing or stretchin
I have had a hair dye reaction my head has lumps on it, glands are raised and hard, Ears are weeping and red itchy skin any suggestions to help?
I have itchy lumps on the right side of my head an inch above my ear. My gland on that side also seems swollen and a bit sore. Should I be concerned?
Yes, get evaluated : The swollen gland is responding to the agent causing the itchy bumps, most likely an infection. This could be folliculitis or bacterial infection in the hair follicles or a fungal ringworm infection. Bug bites are rare in the scalp but could also explain the itchy bumps. A visual exam is extremely important. ...Read more
Swelling in gland under chin left side? Pulsates with hb. Took antibiotics and hasint gone away. Noticed 1st when my anxiety started. Scared need reas
See a surgeon...: Many times swelling under the jaw is an inflamed lymph node or salivary gland. However, if a course of antibiotics has failed, it may be a good idea to see if a surgeon would recommend a biopsy to see what is causing the swelling. It may be something as simple as a cyst that needs drained or a blocked salivary duct. Following this up is important make sure it isn't something more serious. ...Read more
Not usually: Lymph node's in the neck are associated with various parts of the mouth. The tonsils drain into the lymph nodes in the upper part of the neck on the sides not under the chin. Most often the lymph nodes under the chin enlarge because infections around the front of the mouth both inside and outside or the front teeth. ...Read more
I hav a swelling in what i think is a gland on the left side under the chin. Its sore at times and pulsates with my hb. Waiting to see ect .Worried?
Determine the cause: Lymph nodes are just the 'garrisons' of the immune system. We have more than 700 of these in the body. Typically, after an infection, the localized immune system will rev up- and a palpable lymph node can be found. I would seek out a doctor if this problem is not going away. Most commonly infections cause enlarged lymph nodes, but it's good to be sure in case it's anything else. ...Read more
I'm concerned because I have swollen submental gland (under chin gland) and right ear inner canal infection?
You need to be treat: You need to consult your doctor if you have not already done and with proper treatment you will recover.So follow the directions of your doctor. ...Read more
Rash on my upper thighs and armpit which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?
Separate problems. : The rash on the intertriginous areas are due to irritation and rubbing depending on your size and condition such as diabetes and sweating which can cause fungal infection. Nodes depend on the drainage system of lymph vessels and what you feel has to be above it to drain there. Look for possible infection from above such as pharyngitis or facial infection, even acne. ...Read more
I have 2 swollen glands on neck under chin for several months & feel very tired,
Should I see a Dr for this?
Yes: Are the "glands" underneath the jaw further back, or right at the chin? Most likely lymph nodes, but there are other causes. A viral infection is the most likely, but I would have a doctor check it out, as there are some more serious problems which could cause this. ...Read more
My neck under chin above thyroid gland is swelling and i hav low thyroid problem also i have swollowing problems tell me what to do?
Other than seeing: a doctor, there is nothing much you can do. With such description you need to see a doctor asap, better start with an ENT specialist, or go to ER, best wishes ...Read more
Feel run down, gland next to left ear swollen and gland under chin, bean sized shape swollen. Lasted 3-5 months but blood tests all normal?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. Since you had blood tests, you likely saw a doctor and it would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more