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Lump Under Chin Neck
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
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swollen lymph nodes, benign skin cysts, salivary gland swelling, congenital cysts, or rare tumors. Factors such as location, size, and duration make some of these more or less likely. ...Read more
I have a small lump under my chin in the neck area. It's movable and slightly firm. Hurts a little when I touch with some force. What is this?
Below: Could be a cyst, or a lymph node. If it does not go away in the next 3 weeks, then you need to see your DR for exam. If it becomes more swollen, painful, then don't wait for 3 weeks, go to your DR. Use some warm, moist packs, 3 times per day, for about 15 min each time while waiting for the 3 weeks to go by ...Read more
Moveable lump inside neck under chin when i massage it goes down. is this tension or maybe to much stress on my neck? been there 10 years.
Two days ago I noticed a small (bean sized) lump under my chin/on my neck that is painful to touch. Should I be concerned?
Have it checked: This needs to be looked at by a health care professional. If you have no other symptoms it can be nothing, but it also could be serious. There is a lymph node located just under your chin (sub mental) that could be inflamed. See your primary care provider for a proper history and examination. ...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
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
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
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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