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Lumps under jaw line each side can move around quite freely about size of a marble one side is bigger this week its the side my wisdom tooth is coming?

Lumps under jaw line each side can move around quite freely about size of a marble one side is bigger this week its the side my wisdom tooth is coming?

See below. : Sounds like they may be lymph nodes. Jane this checked out by your Dr. to evaluate them and determine whether they may be reactive/inflammatory, or more serious. You may need further investigations. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm drooling and lumps under jaw?

What to do if I'm drooling and lumps under jaw?

Infection?: You may be drooling because it hurts to swallow. Lumps under jaw along with drooling suggests an infection of teeth/mouth/throat. See oral surgeon or ENT/ doc ASAP ...Read more

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Aching neck, pains in the jaw and lumps on cheeks--grinding?

Aching neck, pains in the jaw and lumps on cheeks--grinding?

Dentist: Should see a dentist and possibly get to source of the grinding or have a custom mouthpiece constructed. If the teeth are worn down, this will change your bite, which in turn can cause muscle and TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Lumps under the jaw bone will be a cancer?

Lumps under the jaw bone will be a cancer?

Not necessarily so: Lymph glands are located very prominently under the jaw in the neck, and fight infections of the upper respiratory system. Swollen lymph glands are usually a result of an acute infectious process, not cancer. Visit your doctor. Only he/she can determine the difference, and decide if further testing of the lymph glands are necessary. ...Read more

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I have multiple lumps/bumps under my jaw and/or upper neck. They don't hurt and move pretty easily. Are these lumps normal?

I have multiple lumps/bumps under my jaw and/or upper neck. They don't hurt and move pretty easily. Are these lumps normal?

Lymph nodes?: Enlargement of the lymph nodes, under the jaw and in the neck can be a simple as a viral infection, but see a head and neck surgeon for a biopsy, since a lymphoma can present this way too. Do not ignore this symptom, since it can be the first sign of more ominous disease. ...Read more

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I found 2 lumps under jaw size of grapes about 7 months ago. Same size, movable, no other symptoms. Can this be cancer? Should I be worried?

I found 2 lumps under jaw size of grapes about 7 months ago. Same size, movable, no other symptoms. Can this be cancer? Should I be worried?

Cancer unlikely: These are likely to be lymph nodes. You should examine the nodes every couple of weeks and see a doctor if any of the following happens: It more than doubles in size, additional nodes become enlarged, node becomes painful, it ulcerates through the skin, you have unintended weight loss, you have fever. ...Read more

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2 very painful lumps under right part of tongue near jaw line. Hard to swallow. Should it be checked out?

2 very painful lumps under right part of tongue near jaw line. Hard to swallow. Should it be checked out?

Pain tongue lesion: 37 yo female with painful focal tongue lesion and 'dysphagia' is worrisome, esp with recent trends of HPV associated growths in oral cavity among younger patients. Make appt with ENT or oral surgeon for a good oral exam and possibly a biopsy in clinic based on their judgement of these lesions. Best not to wait and ignore. ...Read more

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