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I have a lump under my chin near my throat it hurts when I touch it and its grown bigger in three days should I be worried?

I have a lump under my chin near my throat it hurts when I touch it and its grown bigger in three days should I be worried?

Concerned: Swelling under your chin is not normal. And left untreated can put pressure on our tongue and throat, which can cause breathing complications. Please seek medical evaluation at once. Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Lump under chin right where throat starts and connects to chin. More on left side. Feels strange. What could be cause?

Lump under chin right where throat starts and connects to chin. More on left side. Feels strange. What could be cause?

Lump: Infected tooth. Infected gums. Swollen lymph node. Thyroglossal duct cyst. Neoplasm. Cyst. Hundreds of other possibilities. See a Dentist, Oral Surgeon, Physician, or ENT for examination, differential diagnosis, and appropriate treatment. Read more

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I've had tonsillitis for a long time, waiting to get tonsils removed, now noticed a nickel sized lump under chin on throat, I'm 24. What is it?

Lymphadenopathy: Infections of the tonsil or pharynx can be accompanied with cervical or submandibular lymph node swelling. An abcess or subcutaneous mass should be ruled out. 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

? 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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Have small lump under chin score to touch?

Have small lump under chin score to touch?

Lump: Lump on chin could be cyst, ingrown hair, abscess or lipoma etc. Examination would confirm the final diagnosis. Read more

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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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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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Large hard lump under chin nopain zit like don't pop tender skin underneath?

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

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I have a long lump under chin and a cold sore. Any ideas on how to treat this?

I have a long lump under chin and a cold sore. Any ideas on how to treat this?

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

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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

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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

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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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How long does it take for lump under chin to go away from chin implant?

How long does it take for lump under chin to go away from chin implant?

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