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Painful Lump On Jaw Line
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
I had a tooth extraction last Thursday. The root was fused to the bone. Walnut size lump on jaw line and pain, sometimes intense. ?
Hard bone like lump on jaw .. It's under my third tooth from back bottom left ... Pain and swelling but it's been there a long time ? Pain now
What should I do to minimize the size of my swollen jaw lump that was created by my infected tooth?
Lump on jaw by ear appear 2 week after getting pneumonia. Now i feel better by the bump is rock hard and can move a little. Should i be worry.
Do not panic but..: ...See your doc as soon as you can. If it happened in the setting of an infection, it may be a reactive lymph node and it may take a while to go but I do not like your description of it being rock hard. Get a good exam. ...Read more
Lump on jaw, no dental pain. Was the size of a pea but now a couple months later quarter sized. What could it be? Also feel pressure in jaw now.
Exam needed: It is time to see a dentist or oral surgeon and have this swelling evaluated and find the cause. There are many things that can cause this and the only way to find out is by a physical examination. Even without pain this area is growing and needs treatment. Do not wait any longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard lump on jaw joint, felt through touching my cheek, level with bottom of earlobe, 2cm away, aching, always have swollen parotid gland.What could it be?
Inflammation or mass: Possible explanations are an obstructed duct causing a tender area of swelling or a parotid tumor. 80% of, parotid tumors are benign. It is concerning that it aches as parotid cancers are more likely to be painful than benign masses. Recommend seeing ENT soon. ...Read more