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Lumps Under Jaw Line
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
Small 1cm lumps on neck/on jaw (face area where jaw connects), moveable, squishy, had for yrs, no pain unless pressed hard on.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer