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What could cause a painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

What could cause a painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

Lymph Node: A lot of poss answers to this & a lot depends on the characteristics it. There are a lot of areas of lymph nodes in the body (see pic) including in the "submandibular" space below the chin. This could be from your body fighting a viral or bacterial infection-which may need tx. If viral it will likely go away by itself. Could also be an abscess or other prob. If stays, red, warm, fever get checked ...Read more

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What to do if I have painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

What to do if I have painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

Oral surgeon: Could be something as simple as an abscess from an infected tooth, to a skin cyst, to a tumor. See an oral surgeon for diagnosis and suggestions about treastment. ...Read more

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Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

See dentist : Swollen lymph node is a sign of infection. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. It is a treatable condition. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Call your dentist today. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump behind my jaw and behind my ear>what is it?

I have a painful lump behind my jaw and behind my ear>what is it?

probably an ...: Inflamed lymph node. The tail of the parotid also extends to this area and may cause your problem. See an ent. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump under my jaw. It feels like a swollen gland but i thought that glands get swollen together. It is about mid way of the jaw.

Painful lump: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks and painful, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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I discovered a grape sized painful lump under my jaw on the left side. I have not been sick but I have a wisdom tooth coming through. What is it?

I discovered a grape sized painful lump under my jaw on the left side. I have not been sick but I have a wisdom tooth coming through. What is it?

See Oral Surgeon: See the Oral Surgeon. May be a developing infection from the wisdom tooth, or an enlarged lymph node from it. Clearly, your body is responding to this newcomer. You can develop a pericoronitis, which is a flap of skin over the tooth causing debris to get stuck under it and develop an infection as well as perhaps you chewing on it because there is no more space between this and the upper tooth. ...Read more

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I have a painful sore on my gums where my teeth end and I have a painful lump under my jaw on the right side. What do I do?

I have a painful sore on my gums where my teeth end and I have a painful lump under my jaw on the right side. What do I do?

See a dentist: From what you are describing, it seems like its canker sore but in a severe form. The lump underneath your jaw could be swollen lymph node. Cannot say anything for sure but you need to see a dentist or even a physician to see if you have a viral infection ...Read more

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