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Lump Under Chin Bone
Hi I have a small lump an inch directly under chin bone it moves when I lie down an when I am upright I can feel it for no pain just tenderness I am f?
Pimple: Is most likely if it is tender. Try applying hot compress 3-4 times daily and otherwise leave it alone. Good luck! ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Chin implant: I have not generally seen lumps under the chin following placement of a chin implant. However, most symptoms resolve by six weeks. If it's been more than that, there could be a problem. You should return to see your surgeon and let him or her determine if it's normal or abnormal. ...Read more
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Feel a small lump under chin. Is it my lymph nodes that are there? I have a fever and feel like its swollen
Submental node: Yes there are lymph nodes under the chin. You may have lymphadenitis or an oral infection. ...Read more
See your doctor.: This could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. Your doctor should be able to tell you and recommend the proper treatment (or observation). ...Read more
Cold sores: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more
Son has lump under chin for 9 months with fluctuations in size. Had 3 ultrasounds and still unclear whether thyroglossal cyst or lymph node. Next step?
Lump: The fact that it fluctuates in size would speak more for a cyst. However, a biopsy might be helpful. ...Read more