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My brother has a lump near his jaw line and I'm very concerned and its hard?

My brother has a lump near his jaw line and I'm very concerned and its hard?

Gland swelling: This odd most likely a swollen lymph node or gland. A reaction to an abscessed tooth, tonsillitis or blocked salivary gland are possible causes. See a dentist if there is any toothache, antibiotics may ease the problem. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on the jaw line?

What can cause a lump on the jaw line?

Lymph node?: If it is mobile and round, it may possibly be an inflammed lymph node. Your doctor could diagnose it if it persists. ...Read more

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I've got a hard lump on my jaw line. What could be wrong?

I've got a hard lump on my jaw line. What could be wrong?

Benign vs malignant: Hard lumps anywhere, not just at jaw line, could be due to reasons ranging from benign (safe, non-cancerous) to infectious to malignant (cancerous). Rather than speculate online, go see your Family Doc for initial evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my jaw line its been there for a while now, however just recently its started to get achy and sore, what could it be?

I have a lump on my jaw line its been there for a while now, however just recently its started to get achy and sore, what could it be?

See DDS or MD: If it's inside your mouth see a dentist and if it's on the outside of your face see a physician. These things need to be seen firsthand in order to know how to proceed. If it's starting to get sore then the sooner you see someone the better. ...Read more

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I am a 19 year old female last week i felt a lump in my jaw line inside mouth. Really worried. What could this be?

I am a 19 year old female last week i felt a lump in my jaw line inside mouth. Really worried. What could this be?

If it persists...: Go see your family doctor and get an examination. Your dentist might also be able to check it . Lumps in the mouth can be from any number of causes, from swelling of your salivary gland(submandibular gland) to tooth infection and if it does not go away in 2-3 weeks we want to make sure it is not growing which can raise a question of cancer although it is not high on my list of possibilities. ...Read more

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Lump on left jaw line, maybe half a grape size, my wisdom tooth is shifting, my gums are irritated. Just wondering if its a lymph node or something bad?

Lump on left jaw line, maybe half a grape size, my wisdom tooth is shifting, my gums are irritated. Just wondering if its a lymph node or something bad?

Lumps: "lumps" are abnormal and suggest something is wrong. A swollen lymph node should not be taken lightly. What you describe can be a localized infection, an infected lymph node, a growth or something else. One can have more than one problem at a time. It behooves you to see a dentist to determine what's going on and prevent an even more serious problem! ...Read more

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There is a sore lump below my jaw line in my throat. What is it?

There is a sore lump below my jaw line in my throat. What is it?

Sore lump : It could be a swollen lymph node ( gland ) , boil , abscess . Sinister lumps are usually painless . Please see your doctor for examination to confirm your diagnosis. ...Read more

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I just got a root canal today and all numbing has worn off. There is a lump on my jaw line. Is it swollen from the treatment or could it have got infe?

I just got a root canal today and all numbing has worn off. There is a lump on my jaw line. Is it swollen from the treatment or could it have got infe?

Swellong: The swelling can be from the infection in the tooth that needed the root canal. How is your pain level? The dentist that did the root canal can give you the best advice. There is also a possibility that there is some swelling at the injection site. ...Read more

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Dentist said gum inflammation around capped Lowe molar. Same area pea size firm tender moveable lump on/above jaw line what is this ? How to treat?

Dentist said gum inflammation around capped Lowe molar.   Same area pea size firm tender moveable lump on/above jaw line what is this ?  How to treat?

More info: Get back to the Dentist or see a Root Canal Specialist for further evaluation. You may be describing an abscess which indicates the need for root canal therapy to solve the problem. Any exudate (pus) from the lump ? Pain ? Does it change in size ? See the specialist(Endodontist) if you answered yes to any of these. You may also have a poorly fitting crown which needs replacement. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

See dentist : Swollen lymph node is a sign of infection. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. It is a treatable condition. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Call your dentist today. ...Read more

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I have a marble sized, somewhat hard lump under my left jaw line the side I have a sinus infection on it is painful only when touched. Not visible. ?

I have a marble sized, somewhat hard lump under my left jaw line 
the side I have a sinus infection on it is painful only when touched. Not visible. ?

Get checked: A submandibular lump is usually an infection from an unhealthy tooth. A sinus infection is typically the result of a toxin, pathogen, or allergen. Get checked and detoxified. ...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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Rock- hard marble- sized lump on jaw line towards the neck and swollen mouth. Tongue feels like its being ripped open if moved. Any idea?

Rock- hard marble- sized lump on jaw line towards the neck and swollen mouth. Tongue feels like its being ripped open if moved. Any idea?

See dentist asap!: My idea would be to see your dentist asap! find out what it is. Don't waste your time trying to have someone who can't see nor examine you try to guess as to what it is. ...Read more

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