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Lump the size a pea in neck just under jawline hurts to touch?

Lump the size a pea in neck just under jawline hurts to touch?

Lymph node: Sounds like inflamed lymph node. In this locations an infected tooth or throat infection, with throat pain, becomes of concern. Cancer lumps do not hurt to touch. ...Read more

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Small lump in left breast near armpit and in neck. Cyst or tumor?

Small lump in left breast near armpit and in neck. Cyst or tumor?

Need to see adoctor: You need to see a medical doctor, get evaluated and be appropriately directed. ...Read more

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Gland in neck under jaw ?

Gland in neck under jaw


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Glands: There are number of causes why glands can swell up though commonest reason is infection and they usually settle down over a period of 2-3 weeks .If you don't know why you have glands and they are persisting please consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hard painful under the skin lumps in armpit! cancer?

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Hard painful under the skin lumps in armpit! cancer?

Have it examined: Most likely it is either infection of the sweat glands or inflammation of the lymph gland. See your md and have it examined and treated. Antibiotic may likely be needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Found a lump under armpit?

Get checked aoon!: Lump under the armpit is an enlarged lymph node.. It often very concerning for cancer such as breast cancer, lymphoma or other cancers.. Get checked as soon as possible.. You need full exam including breast, mammogram and biopsy.. ...Read more

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Is huge lump under armpit a sebaceous cyst?

Is huge lump under armpit a sebaceous cyst?

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 more

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Sore lump in my neck right below the chin. Lymph node? Why?

Sore lump in my neck right below the chin. Lymph node? Why?

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

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Swelling under chin thyroid?

Swelling under chin thyroid?

Possible: Unfortunately we can't examine you over the internet, so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have small lump under chin score to touch?

Have small lump under chin score to touch?

Lump: Lump on chin could be cyst , ingrown hair , abscess or lipoma etc . Examination would confirm the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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Found a lump under my chin.?

See a doctor: Get this looked at by a professional. May represent a problem with your teeth, a tumor, a swollen salivary gland, and so on. Get it seen. ...Read more

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Is a lump under skin bad in the jaw?

Is a lump under skin bad in the jaw?

Not good: It's not good. Could be a number of problems, none good. See an oral surgeon ASAP to get examined. ...Read more

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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?

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

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A pea sized movable lump in the right armpit?

Axillary lesion: It may be a simple cyst, abscess, or Lymph-node. Get an exam to determine which one it is. ...Read more

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Have a larger lump in middle of chest on sternum not sebaceous gland as too hard and smaller lumps above in centre of sternum?

Have a larger lump in middle of chest on sternum not sebaceous gland as too hard and smaller lumps above in centre of sternum?

Biopsy: Easier for doctor to diagnose with physical exam, both visual and touch. If not able to identify what it is with both, they take a biopsy (small piece of tissue) and sent it to a pathologist to be seen under the microscope to identify what it is. ...Read more

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Ear pain and swollen glands under chin?

Ear pain and swollen glands under chin?

Be checked: It sounds like infection and you should be examined and managed as needed to help you get better. All the best. ...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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Small lump under left armpit and hurts?

Cannot say: without an exam AND Hidrantiva is quite common. so are lymph nodes Hidrantiva will certainly need antibiotics if not mild outpatient surgical drainage. It's going to have to be looked at. ...Read more

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Small lump in right neck near area below ear and jaw. How big of a lump before worrying?

Worry now: Should be evaluated. Depends on the history and physical exam. Sooner is better later. ...Read more

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Small tender lump under skin on top of right hand?

Small tender lump under skin on top of right hand?

Benign vs malignant: Might be a ganglionic cyst or a skin cancer or other tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. See your doctor for proper evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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 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?

Yes: see your doctor or a dermatologist, you have severe eczema and external ear infection, you need to be examined and you will need prescription medications, if you can't reach your doctor go to urgent care or ER, best wishes ...Read more

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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?

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

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Ear pain and swollen glands under chin?

Be checked: It sounds like infection and you should be examined and managed as needed to help you get better. All the best. ...Read more

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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

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

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Hello docs. I was wondering can tonsil stones cause swelling of glands under the chin?

Hello docs. I was wondering can tonsil stones cause swelling of glands under the chin?

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

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How do I treat a swollen submental gland (under chin gland) and right ear inner canal infection?

How do I treat a swollen submental gland (under chin gland) and right ear inner canal infection?

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

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I'm concerned because I have swollen submental gland (under chin gland) and right ear inner canal infection?

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

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Rash on my upper thighs and armpit which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?

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

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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

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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

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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?

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