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Lump On Jaw Line In Newborn Baby
I had a tooth extraction last Thursday. The root was fused to the bone. Walnut size lump on jaw line and pain, sometimes intense.?
See your dentist: For evaluation, x-ray and post surgical complication treatment. ...Read more
Lymph Node: A lot of poss answers to this & a lot depends on the characteristics it. There are a lot of areas of lymph nodes in the body (see pic) including in the "submandibular" space below the chin. This could be from your body fighting a viral or bacterial infection-which may need tx. If viral it will likely go away by itself. Could also be an abscess or other prob. If stays, red, warm, fever get checked ...Read more
What should I do to minimize the size of my swollen jaw lump that was created by my infected tooth?
I've got a Hard lump on jaw after molar removal 2 days ago which wasn't there before is this normal it just feels bruised no pain as such.
Treatment: You can gargle the mouth with listerine few times a day, and it will help to resolve this condition. ...Read more
Lump on jaw by ear appear 2 week after getting pneumonia. Now I feel better by the bump is rock hard and can move a little. Should I be worry.
Do not panic but..: ...See your doc as soon as you can. If it happened in the setting of an infection, it may be a reactive lymph node and it may take a while to go but I do not like your description of it being rock hard. Get a good exam. ...Read more
Hard bone like lump on jaw. It's under my third tooth from back bottom left. .. Pain and swelling but it's been there a long time? Pain now
Evaluation: Advice is to have it evaluated, especially since you now have pain and swelling. All the best... ...Read more
Lump on jaw, no dental pain. Was the size of a pea but now a couple months later quarter sized. What could it be? Also feel pressure in jaw now.
Exam needed: It is time to see a dentist or oral surgeon and have this swelling evaluated and find the cause. There are many things that can cause this and the only way to find out is by a physical examination. Even without pain this area is growing and needs treatment. Do not wait any longer. ...Read more
Palpable, visible, immoveable lump on jaw. No mass, but area of increased density on one CT image. No contrast. What could it be?
Bone cyst other: You have a palpable mass on the mandible or jaw. You had a CT scan without contrast and it showed increased density. You should continue to follow with your ENT doctor about the mass. They may order a panorex of the jaw. So long as the mass does not change in size and does not cause disfigurement then best to continue to observe. ...Read more
Swelling and pain under left eye, cannot see head. Stye? Painful lump on jaw in front of ear. Related? Do I need to see a doctor?
Hard lump on jaw joint, felt through touching my cheek, level with bottom of earlobe, 2cm away, aching, always have swollen parotid gland. What could it be?
Inflammation or mass: Possible explanations are an obstructed duct causing a tender area of swelling or a parotid tumor. 80% of, parotid tumors are benign. It is concerning that it aches as parotid cancers are more likely to be painful than benign masses. Recommend seeing ENT soon. ...Read more
Sore throat, hoarse voice, lump inside jaw, lump feeling in throat. I've dipped for a month. Is this cancer?
I Developed mouth sores last week and now the right side of my throat is sore. There is also pain under the right side of my jaw. Lump with white spot?
Examination: Any and all white (or red) mouth lesions require investigation. The source of your sores, lumps, & white spots has to be determined in order to arrive at the appropriate treatment. Please call your Dentist for an examination. ...Read more
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
Yesterday my dentist told me I had small lumps around my lymph mode area. Under my jaw. Should I worry? They become swollen often since I was a child.
Lumps: Cannot tell without examination. Usually swollen lymph nodes indicate infection. You may want to be examined by either a specialist Oral Surgeon or a specialist Oral Pathologist. ...Read more
Baby is 12m old and I just noticed little pea size lumps in her neck running up from her collar bone to jaw on both sides. She's not been ill recently.
Yes: A newborn's soft spot can often show slight pulsation. It is nothing to worry about. As long as your baby is otherwise well you can ignore this. ...Read more
Can terminal meconium give a baby a blackeye and a swollen. Head that causes neonatal hyperbilirubinemia?
Hi my baby has a small lump near on her forehead but she never bumb her head I just notice it yesterday she's 10 months?
Watch and see: Most small bumps go away in a few days. Otherwise check with your pediatrician if not better. ...Read more
My2mo baby girl having mild dandruff like white grains on her head. Obg says no chance of having dandruff for newborns. We live in kerala, hot n humid?
Cradle cap: At this age, the problem you have is called cradle cap. Gentle shampooing every day with baby shampoo, with a little over the counter cortisone cream applied to the area afterwards, should help clear it up. ...Read more
"metopic ridge": The skull is formed by five plates which move a little to allow the head to fit out at birth. There is a ridge or divot that runs from the top of the head toward the nose, called the metopic suture, at a joint between two of the plates. This sticks up a little in lots of children, prob a family trait. If her head is growing normally, it is prob ok--your doc can check and advise. ...Read more
My child. Has a lump on top of her head in the middle, is it just where it fused. Together? She is nearly 2.
Most likely Yes, .: If the "lump" is a smooth ridge that extends from front to back and is mid-line, then yes, and you have nothing to worry about. If it is in any other direction, or is painful to touch is is shaped like a small ping pong ball, I would recommend you go to your doctor. ...Read more
Lymphnode: I am asked about this all the time! In most instances these are small lymph nodes overlying the posterior skull and have no medical significance. The simplest solution is to ask your pediatrition to examine the area to rule out any serious pathology ; this could include reactive nodes secondary to a scalp condition and more generalized abnormalities of the lymphatic system. ...Read more
I was feeding my newborn baby (1 week n 3 days old). My three year old punched him on his head, the baby cryed alittle but is fine. Should I worry?
Tummy time...: In order to avoid flat head due to constant laying on back it is recommended to give tummy time to the baby while you are watching few times a day for a few minutes. Make sure you are closely supervising the baby and don't leave him (her) alone while the baby is on his (her) abdomen. When leaving the baby alone in his (her)crib ALWAYS put the baby to lay on back. ...Read more
My child aged 8 has got chicpox from my other son aged 4 but has now come out with 50 pence size lump on back side his head is this normal in cpx?
No: May be a reactive lymph node or a secondary strep infection, show your pediatrician. ...Read more
I've had a lump on the back of my head since a child, I did a MRI said I have a cyst but it's under the scalp, they said my brain ok I'm worried, stre?
Now worries: A cyst under the skin is not in contact with the brain. In order to reach the brain it would have to go through the skull and many layers in between. It is harmless. ...Read more
3 month old baby with one ear slightly slanted and lump on head above ear. What could this be? The other ear is straight.
See pediatrician: Have your pediatrician take a look. It is impossible to be specific without being able to examine the area. ...Read more