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Dr. Nick Debnath
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
15 years in practice
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I have a lump under my chin near my neck what is it?

Dr. Nick Debnath
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
15 years in practice
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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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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Allen Seely
Board Certified, General Practice
26 years in practice
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Under my chin on the upper right of my neck is a hard pea sized lump. What could this be?

Dr. Allen Seely
Board Certified, General Practice
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Under my chin on the upper right of my neck is a hard pea sized lump. What could this be?

Lymph node or cyst: A small lump in the neck is usually a 'reactive lymph node' as the result of some viral upper respiratory infection. Lymph nodes are part of a healthy immune system. Another possibility is a sebaceous cyst. If the 'lump' enlarges or becomes painful you should get seen. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Paul Grin
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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?

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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Dr. Moneil Patel
Board Certified, General Practice
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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?

Dr. Moneil Patel
Board Certified, General Practice
12 years in practice
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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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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I noticed my neck was really sore. And right. Under my chin I feel like a lump that hurts whenever you touch it? Does anyone know what this might be?

Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Musculoskelet,lymph : Neck soreness may be musculoskeleton.Lump under chin may be a lymph node either inflamed , infection or reacts to your ENT . You need to se doctor to b evaluae. ...Read more

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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
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For the last 2 days, I have had a 2 inch tender lump under my chin, on the front right side of my neck. It hurts when i look up and it is sore.

Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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For the last 2 days, I have had a 2 inch tender lump under my chin, on the front right side of my neck.  It hurts when i look up and it is sore.

See below: This can be an inflamed lymph node or a soft tissue infection, you need to have to be physically examined to verify what it is. Rule out thyroid mass as well. ...Read more

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Dr. James Shire
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
35 years in practice
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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?

Dr. James Shire
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
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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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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Lump on right side of neck and under my chin. No symptoms of lymphoma except tiredness which i had for years. No pain ? Movable little lump

Dr. Quang Nguyen
Board Certified, Endocrinology
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Lump on right side of neck and under my chin. No symptoms of lymphoma except tiredness which i had for years. No pain
? Movable little lump

Exam: See your doctor for examination and labs. Any lumps or bumps need to be examined, at least to determine baseline and cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Stachler
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
26 years in practice
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I feel a small lump under my chin/jaw and it feels sore. My neck also feels sore. I am 25 years old. Should i be concerned and see a doctor?

Dr. Robert Stachler
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
26 years in practice
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I feel a small lump under my chin/jaw and it feels sore.  My neck also feels sore.  I am 25 years old.  Should i be concerned and see a doctor?

Sore throat with ln: Uri upper respiratory infection. If fever and chills with yellow. Sputum , them antibiotic is needed hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Wolfe
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What is wrong with my neck? I have like a bump like under my chin where some people have double chins and it feels like im pulling a mussle and it really bothers me :<

Dr. Michael Wolfe
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
18 years in practice
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This : This may be a lymphnode that is inflammed. Many things can cause this, possible something related to your teeth or mouth. These can sometimes be tender or achy. You will likely go away when the inflammation that caused it resolves. If it persists for more than 2-3 weeks, you should get it checked. ...Read more

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