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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?

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

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I have mass going across my jaw line, worried it may be cancer, can you help ?

I have mass going across my jaw line, worried it may be cancer, can you help ?

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

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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?

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

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What are possible conditions if your dmd finds a circular-squiggly mass below the root of a tooth in the jaw-bone?

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

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Palpable, visible, immoveable lump on jaw. No mass, but area of increased density on one CT image. No contrast. What could it be?

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

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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?

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?

Sounds like: enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can enlarge with infection, inflammation, or rarely with malignancy such as lymphoma and Hodgkin's disease. It is best to consult with a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more