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Lump In The Jaw Line
I have a small lump on my jaw line that is hard and painless. Ive has it going on 3 wks now. I dont have health insurance.
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon ASAP. You may be able to get low/no cost evaluation at a nearby University Dental School. ...Read more
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
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
Hi, my wisdom tooth has grown in slightly angled and has been pushing on my rear molar. I now have found that I have a lump on my jaw line under my sk?
I have a small, hard little lump on my jaw line where my sublingual gland is. Dentist said that it is from my wisdom tooth breaking out.Is this norma?
Wisdom Tooth: A wisdom tooth that is erupting may manifest itself with your symptoms. I would trust your dentist's diagnosis since they examined you. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blue lump on check upper jaw line painful to touch originally thought was a pimple till I looked at it. Should I get it checked?
YES: Any discolored lump, especially in sun exposed areas must be seen and evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
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 began flu symptoms 5 days ago. This morning woke up with visible lump on neck below jaw line to the right of adam's apple. Why is that?
Neck lump: This probably represents an enlarged lymph node in response to a recent viral infection. If this does not resolve within a week or so you should see your physician. ...Read more
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