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Mass On Jaw
My entire r jaw and back of neck is swollen n painful. Low grade fever, excess mucus n phglem. Hard mass in r jaw leading up into r nostril. Any idea?
Emergency: You need to be seen asap by a dentist, oral surgeon or ENT doctor. Go now, do not pass go, do not stop to collect $. This may well be the onset of severe infection which can progress very rapidly and be potentially fatal. Hope this is managed promptly and you get better soon. Good luck. If you don't have $ go to an er and be seen. ...Read more
Several mouth ulcers & sore throat. Pain/tenderness in jaw with pea size firm movable mass. Mass is on jaw line middle of lower jaw. What is this?
Sorry, we can't.: Is not that we don't want to help, but you need a real life medical evaluation with a good physical exam and maybe some tests, perhaps even a biopsy. Please talk to your doctor soon. Hope it's nothing serious. ...Read more
I have a hard moveable mass under my right side jaw. (Kidney bean) inflamed and painful if probed. Had it for a year. No change.?
Mass under jaw: 23 M from US: I have a hard moveable mass under my right jaw (Kidney bean) inflamed and painful if probed. Had it 4 a yr. No change? ANS: most likely swollen lymph node or submandibular gland or cyst. Show to your health care team and see what they think. ...Read more
What should I do about the swellings in my neck and behind my jaw and a vague mass on the right side of the base of my neck?
Need Consultation: Have a dentist and possibly a physician evaluate this for you. There are a multiple of options it could be. ...Read more
I have a small ball or mass under my chin next to my jaw bone, it moves around and hurts bad, what could this be?
Gland, cyst, node: Most common palpable nodules in relationship to the jaw would include salivary glands, cysts of the salivary glands and lymph nodes. Lymph nodes are usually tender with acute enlargment and are associated with an infection or ulceration in the mouth. Salivary glands can have acute infection and enlargement due to saliva back up associated with salivary stones or bacterial infections. ...Read more
What are possible conditions if your dmd finds a circular-squiggly mass below the root of a tooth in the jaw-bone?
Condensing osteitis: Most commonly this would be a condensing osteitis and is a benign condition of sclerotic bone. Many other similar findings exist. Hopefully the dentist informed you of a course of action. Even if it is to only observe. ...Read more
Could a sore jaw on the left side and ball - like mass that can be moved around underneath of it be connected to a large hole that formed on my tonsil?
Palpable, visible, immoveable lump on jaw. No mass, but area of increased density on one CT image. No contrast. What could it be?
Bone cyst other: You have a palpable mass on the mandible or jaw. You had a CT scan without contrast and it showed increased density. You should continue to follow with your ENT doctor about the mass. They may order a panorex of the jaw. So long as the mass does not change in size and does not cause disfigurement then best to continue to observe. ...Read more
I have a mass beginning in my neck and below the jaw/in front of ear, extending along jawline to chin. Moves to touch, along with mild pain. What could it be?
I have a large swollen mass on the left side of my throat under my jaw, one on the right side of my neck and one above my collarbone on the right side?
The left side of my jaw hurts, in the temporomandibular joint. Left side pops when opening mouth. Feels like there’s a tiny mass too. Like lymph node?
Joint: You need to be examined to determine reason for joint dysfunction. You may have a displaced disc. Start with your Dentist. ...Read more
I had an X-ray of my right jaw and they found a mass under my right eye and want to do a CT scan. Nothing to do with my jaw. What could this be.?
Many things: You should have either ct or mr examination to determine more of the characteristics of the finding on the radiograph. Origin can be from regional bone, maxillary or ethmoid sinus, or regional soft tissues. ...Read more
The swelling within my upper left eye lid has been increasing for the past 4 days. I also have a small mass at the end of my jaw bone beneath my L ear?
Doctor can evaluate: Such symptoms may reflect an infection in the eye area, with germs flowing to the pre-auricular lymph node, which is a lymph node under the skin next to the ear. One's primary care doctor can evaluate to see if medication is needed. ...Read more
I have a painful tight feeling in my upper left jaw and gums. It also developed a mass and it is bloody after brushing my teeth. I hope it not cancer?
Pancreatitis: On ct or mri, sometimes they see a mass (a tumor, solid object) in the pancreas. The head of the pancreas is the medial part that is near the bile ducts, duodenum. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas (bad abdominal pain, vomiting, etc). Sometimes the inflammation of pancreatitis can heap up and give the appearance of a mass or a cyst. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
Can be: If it does not go away or becomes painful or does not go away or concerned get it checked ...Read more
My husband had a lump under his skin at the back of his neck last night, now he has 3 painful lumps on his neck and one squishy mass on his head...
If no pain or fever: Then it is not urgent. But does need to be examined. May be they were there for long time and you found it now because you were actively looking for it. ...Read more