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Doctor insights on: Lump On Neck Under Chin

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Dr. James Krick
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Neck Mass (Definition)

This is a 'mass', whether benign or malignant, located ...Read more


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Lump/ball in neck-under chin for a year. No pain and i can only feel it if i push down on it. It's maybe the size of a dime.. What is it?

Lump/ball in neck-under chin for a year. No pain and i can only feel it if i push down on it. It's maybe the size of a dime.. What is it?

Lymph node: I think you should be checked for any mass under the chin. This may be a submandibular lymph node; however, you must have it checked to find out why it happpened. ...Read more

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I have a boil under chin and lump on neck. Should I seek doctor?

I have a boil under chin and lump on neck. Should I seek doctor?

Yes: This would be helpful and would be effective in determining the best course of therapy. ...Read more

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I feel a grape sized lump on neck under my ear next to my jawbone. Hard, fixed, for many years. Have lump at the same spot on other side but smaller?

I feel a grape sized lump on neck under my ear next to my jawbone. Hard, fixed, for many years. Have lump at the same spot on other side but smaller?

Surgeon or Derm.: Ask your dentist or primary care physician. Give them more details on the history of the mass(es) and any symptoms associated with them. They will probably send you to an oral surgeon or dermatologist depending on their clinical findings. It's good that it hasn't changed much (usually that suggests it's benign). Could be a number of different things. ...Read more

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Lump on neck right side, harmless?

Lump on neck right side, harmless?

Depends: If its been there only a short time and hasn't changed in size, probably harmless. If enlarging and chronic, that would be more concerning and worth a doctor visit. ...Read more

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How to treat muscular lump on neck?

How to treat muscular lump on neck?

Needs evaluation: A lump may or may not be muscular. Lumps always need consideration for a biopsy because rarely this can be a tumor and I have even seen a muscle tumor due to the muscle swelling in the neck. Your physician will need to evaluate you and decide the best course. ...Read more

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What to do about a painless hard lump on neck?

What to do about a painless hard lump on neck?

Have it checked: Lumps in the neck can be caused by a number of things ranging from from benign (like lymph nodes responding to an infection, cysts, or non-cancerous tumors) to serious things like cancer. Any neck lumps in someone who smokes are especially worrisome and should be checked by a physician. See your doctor so he/she can do an exam and recommend a specialist if needed (like an ENT doctor). ...Read more

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Can feel tiny lump on neck right side, can feel it feel only when i press hard on it. Is it bad?

Can feel tiny lump on neck right side, can feel it feel only when i press hard on it. Is it bad?

Neck lump: lymph nodes are commonly found in the neck to be enlarged when fighting an infection. Lumps that are changing should be evbaluated ...Read more