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Lump underneath my jaw bone on my kneck?

Lump underneath my jaw bone on my kneck?

Lymph node: The lump could be a swollen lymph node, if it is not resolving after a few days you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the left side of my head above my ear?

I have a lump on the left side of my head above my ear?

Need more info: How long have you noticed the "lump"? Has it grown? It is painful? Is it bony hard and not painful? Could it be just a normal bone excrescence or even just a normal variation on the mastoid bone? It is not painful, not growing and not bleeding, you may leave it alone. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a small movable bump on the right side of my neck. It's behind my jaw and slightly below the bottom of my skull? Lymph node? Cancer?

I have a small movable bump on the right side of my neck. It's behind my jaw and slightly below the bottom of my skull? Lymph node? Cancer?

Cancer unlikely: Lymph nodes in the neck may become palpable due many conditions in the head/face, including dandruff. Check the node every two weeks or so. If it more than doubles in size, becomes painful, or if other nodes become larger, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?

Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?

Yes, see a doctor: You should have this evaluated. It could be a lymph node or possible a mass. It may also be related to an infection. ...Read more

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I notice a round lump on my head behind my ear?

I notice a round lump on my head behind my ear?

Lymph node: Is this is a new round lump? If so, most likely a postauricular (behind the ear) lymph node which usually enlarges during a local infection of the ear canal, pinna, or scalp. The mastoid process is a normal protuberance of the temporal bone (ear bone) behind the ear, but this should be symmetric behind both of your ears. ...Read more

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I've got a swollen knot on my left side of my neck. It's back towards the back of my neck. Any concern?

Can't say: There is not enough info to give any concrete recommendation other than: if you have a knot, nodule, or mass, especially if growing, visit your family doc and let him/her decide on the next step. Probably nothing bad but you can't tell. ...Read more

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I need advice on what's this bump underneath my ear behind my jaw?

I need advice on what's this bump underneath my ear behind my jaw?

Parotid tumor: Good chance its a tumor of the parotid gland. Especially if it's been there awhile. See an ENT surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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My neck has a rash on my neck and now my neck muscle hurts?

My neck has a rash on my neck and now my neck muscle hurts?

Rash: on neck with pain makes one think of shingles. But I can't be sure without an examination. Since there is a treatment to shorten the course of this disease you need to get in right away to be evaluated. Best wishes. ...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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Why does my left ear pop/crackle when i put pressure on my upper sternocleidomastoid/under my ear lobe?

Why does my left ear pop/crackle when i put pressure on my upper sternocleidomastoid/under my ear lobe?

Possibly from: Pressure, inflammation or blocked eustachian tube and/or middle ear. See ur dr or ENT if it worsens. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=9473. ...Read more

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I've got pain on my shoulder under my armpit to my right nipple.It's a weird pain?

I've got pain on my shoulder under my armpit to my right nipple.It's a weird pain?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a large swollen mass on the left side of my throat under my jaw, one on the right side of my neck and one above my collarbone on the right side?

I have a large swollen mass on the left side of my throat under my jaw, one on the right side of my neck and one above my collarbone on the right side?

Sounds like: enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can enlarge with infection, inflammation, or rarely with malignancy such as lymphoma and Hodgkin's disease. It is best to consult with a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Whats this lump on my arm near the elbow?

Whats this lump on my arm near the elbow?

Difficult to say: It is obviously difficult to guess what a lump could be without an examination, so come in and let a physician see it.!if it is painless and in the back of the elbow it could be your olecranon bursa.Lumps and bumps around the elbow are fairly common.You need an exam and xrays. ...Read more

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Bump on back of neck under my skin?

Bump on back of neck under my skin?

Many things: it could be many things from lymph node to a cyst or soft tissue mass like lipoma So see a doctor that can examine you and either assured you or treat you ...Read more

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I have painful lump on my left side of my neck! is this my thyroid?

I have painful lump on my left side of my neck! is this my thyroid?

Possible: The thyroid is in the front of the neck. You need to see your doctor to see what this "lump" is. ...Read more

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Hi. Below my left jaw, under my ear I have pain. My teeth/mouth, eyes, ear, nose and jaw hurt also. It's on the left side. What is wrong?

Hi. Below my left jaw, under my ear I have pain. My teeth/mouth, eyes, ear, nose and jaw hurt also. It's on the left side. What is wrong?

TMD: The collection of symptoms you have sounds like tmd or TMJ syndrome.This usually comes from clenching or grinding at night that causes jaw muscle pain and pain in the jaw joint (TMJ) also if you have been had injuries to the head or neck area like a car accident, fall from a bicycle or a sports injury.You need a proper evaluation by an oral surgeon to rule out any other problems. ...Read more

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My son joking around put his arm around my kneck and jumped back into couch and squeezed now my throat hurts and feels like have a lump on left side?

My son joking around put his arm around my kneck and jumped back into couch and squeezed now my throat hurts and feels like have a lump on left side?

Lump: That kump may be due a hematoma caused by the pressure of your son's squeezing.It may take several weeks to recede ...Read more