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Have small lump under chin score to touch?

Have small lump under chin score to touch?

Possible hair bump: This sounds like it may be a hair bump.If this is the problem get magnifying mirror and some fine tweezers. If this an infected submandibular gland , you may need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Large lump under chin, what could this be?

Large lump under chin, what could this be?

Go to your MD: If you have swelling under your chin, you should get examined by a physician. It is possible that it is a submandibular lymph node, however, several causes need to be investigated, especially if the lump is asymmetric. A thorough examination of your head and neck including the oral cavity should be performed. Be honest about use of tobacco products with your doctor.Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful lump under chin. What could it be?

Lump under chin: It depends on exactly where this lump is, but my first guess is an inflamed submental lymph node. Typically lymph nodes swell and become tender while trying to fight off some nearby infection. In this case, typically a dental problem or upper respiratory infection. If it persists, please see your doctor.. ...Read more

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What does a lump under chin in 12 year old mean?

What does a lump under chin in 12 year old mean?

Lumps....: It is most likely a lymph node. Is it tender? How long has it been there? Enlarged lymph node in children are not uncommon in the neck, the arm pits, the groin and also under the chin. If the lump is in some other area it is more worrisome but regardless i recommend you see a pediatrician to help you with decide next steps. Any lump needs to be taken seriously! ...Read more

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Was told lump under chin could be tumor. Should i be worried?

Was told lump under chin could be tumor. Should i be worried?

Evaluate further: Lumps under the chin can be due to many things. Depending on where it is exactly, it may be an enlarged salivary gland or lymph node or other etiologies. These can enlarge due to inflammation or an obstructed duct to the gland, but tumors also occur. You should definitely have this evaluated further by your physician or a specialist. ...Read more

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Lump under chin with a swollen boil what is it?

Lump under chin with a swollen boil what is it?

Tooth infection ?: Possible tooth infection or ingrown hair are most likely candidates for cause. Do not squeeze or puncture it -- leave that to the pros. See your Dentist ASAP for exam and x-rag image to determine if it is dentally related and if so then for treatment. If not then referral to dermatologist or surgeon. Good Luck -- do not wait, could get more serious. ...Read more

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What can a lump under chin be? I had the flu about 3 weeks ago and that lump came out like a week after i started with flu.

Lymphadenopathy: This is most likely a lymph node and it usually indicates an infection in the upper airways. See your doctor to decide if an antibiotic is required. Both viral and bacterial infections can cause lymph node enlargements. Only bacterial infections require antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hard, fixed lump under chin near trachea, painless, i'm 19, under skin, can be felt anyway i tilt my head, and by others, is this a cause for concern

Hard, fixed lump under chin near trachea, painless, i'm 19, under skin, can be felt anyway i tilt my head, and by others, is this a cause for concern

?thyroid nodule: Get an ultrasound to resolve the cause then it will tell you whether it is a cyst or a nodule. You are still young tho. Either way, depends on the finding, a fine needle biopsy may be needed. ...Read more

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What are lump under chin and cold sore a sign of?

What are lump under chin and cold sore a sign of?

The cold sore is due: To a herpes simplex type 1 infection. The lump under your jaw may be lymph node which has become inflammed in reaction to the cold sore. See your doctor if your sxs worsen. ...Read more