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Pain Under My Chin
See your physician: Some conditions like shooting pain under your chin may require further assessment and your physician may find a cause or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your physician for consultation. ...Read more
I have bad pain under my chin and I went to the doctor and she thinks it a gland she put me on meds and I still have lots of pain?
Takes time: If you were just prescribed, it will take time to resolve the infection. If no improvement after your medication, call your doctor. ...Read more
I have a pain directly under my chin. The area isn't swollen and only hurts when I touch. What could this be?
Pain under chin:
It is impossible to make a diagnosis without a visual and clinical examination.
Make an appointment to see your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Feel pain sometime right under my chin next to trachea epiglotis also feel lump sometime normal thyroid what could that be pain goes up beyond the ear?
Referred pain: A lot of problems in the throat get "referred" to the ear and seem like ear pain because the brain interprets it that way as the nerves that provide sensation in and around the ear also provide sensation to different parts of the throat. If it happens a lot though you should get your ear and throat checked out by a physician. ...Read more
I have pain in neck under chin, my tongue hurts at the back so much I can't speak, chew or swallow. I have chills as well and headache and nausea?
Strept throat: I would guess you have strept throat. Please get to a medical facility to have a strept test done. ...Read more
Under Chin: Greetings. Maybe a scarf, necktie or necklace would be appropriate. Other than that I would think that a neurosis of some type may be present. I would recommend that you discuss the feelings with your family doctor in more detail. Good Luck ...Read more
Why I have a inflamed node under my chin, Before this I have others nodes but they goe away, no other symptoms what could it be?
Skin Tightening: There are a number of noninvasive treatments as well as surgical options that exist. From skin tightening lasers, radio-frequency, and ultrasound devices, to surgical neck lifting techniques. I recommend that you seek a board certified plastic surgeon to help you find a solution that is right for you. ...Read more
On whether the skin excess is just under the chin or throughout the neck and if it is associated with excess fat as well. Very rarely, the skin can be removed with a small transverse incision in the crease under the chin, but more often liposuction and/or a facelift (which always includes a necklift) is required.
Good luck! ...Read more
Previous scar or: Injury so there are no hair follicles in that area is a possibility. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Chin skin: At your age, there are some exercises of the neck muscles that can provide some toning and improvement as there is close association of the neck/facial muscles with the skin. Exercises probably won't be totally effective. Other options include skin resurfacing with dermabrasion, laser treatment, liposuction or even a face lift, but these are pretty aggressive treatments. ...Read more
Yes: The skin is a funny organ. Any trauma, like popping a pimple, may leave the skin lighter or darker. Usually, with time, the normal skin color will return. However, it may also become permanent. Make an appointment with a dermatologist who specializes in lasers. He/she will be able to best diagnose your skin changes and possibly treat the light skin with an xtrac or fractional laser. ...Read more
I had a small painful bump under my chin a couple weeks ago and now its no longer there. What could it have been?
I have a dime size knot that just appeared 2 days ago under my chin. I didn't fall or get hurt any idea what it could be?
Midline?: If it is between the jaw and the angle of the neck in the midline it is most likely a lymph node or thyroglossal duct cyst. You should see an ent. ...Read more
I just realized I have two lumps under my chin, one larger then the other, but both are small in size. I'm worry! What can they be?
Salivary glands: You are probably feeling two of 4 large salivary glands under your chin. You have two sublingual glands and 2 submandibular glands. ...Read more
I had a small hard painful bump under my chin and it has become larger over a few days. Is this something I should have checked out?
Possibly: Without knowing what else is going on it is difficult to diagnose. Since it occurred rapidly it is likely to be a lymph node reacting to some local inflammatory process, either in the oral cavity or surrounding areas. If it continues to enlarge and is tender or red it would not hurt to have a health care professional take a look. Good luck. ...Read more
I used to chew but not anymore. My neck yesterday has gotten thicker from right under my chin to the middle of my neck. Should I be concerned?
Not cancer: Typically chewing tobacco can lead to mouth/throat cancer, but that doesn't happen for years and when it does it happens very slowly, so this is not likely to be cancer. That said, you could still have a viral or bacterial infection if it is hurting or you are having a sore throat, but this is unlikely related to your chewing history. ...Read more
I have a small, movable log node under my chin in the center. Is not swollen or hurting. Is it normal to be able to feel it? I've had it for years.
Lump: This could be a thyroglossal cyst which are usually bening but should have checked out ...Read more
I'm a woman 24 years old. I saw a hair under my chin. One hair that's just a little long. Its disturbing and gross. Cuting it off. Why did this happen?
Normal: All women can have this happen - and it becomes more. Likely as we age. It's normal and the balance between our male and female hormone fluctuations can cause it to pop up. Careful plucking is fine, avoid shaving as it's irritating and feels more coarse. Don't worry - especially w/ only one or a few. ...Read more
Node or salivary: It is usually either a lymph node that is enlarged due to a nearby infection or a plugged salivary gland. If it is a gland, then you can rinse with a mouthwash three times for a few days and suck on sour candy drops to get it open. If it doesn't open in a couple of days then see doctor for evaluation. ...Read more