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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?
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
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?
NO. Its likely a cys: Epidermal cysts are harmless ; unconnected.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are possible conditions if your dmd finds a circular-squiggly mass below the root of a tooth in the jaw-bone?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer