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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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Hard, painful lump underneath jaw line. What could this be?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
23M people helped
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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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
40 years in practice
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What to do if I have painful lump on jaw (underside of chin)?

Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
40 years in practice
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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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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
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I had a tooth extraction last Thursday. The root was fused to the bone. Walnut size lump on jaw line and pain, sometimes intense. ?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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I had a tooth extraction last Thursday. The root was fused to the bone. Walnut size lump on jaw line and pain, sometimes intense. ?

See your dentist: for evaluation, x-ray and post surgical complication treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
49 years in practice
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Rock- hard marble- sized lump on jaw line towards the neck and swollen mouth. Tongue feels like its being ripped open if moved. Any idea?

Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
49 years in practice
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Rock- hard marble- sized lump on jaw line towards the neck and swollen mouth. Tongue feels like its being ripped open if moved. Any idea?

See dentist asap!: My idea would be to see your dentist asap! find out what it is. Don't waste your time trying to have someone who can't see nor examine you try to guess as to what it is. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Mahesh Patel
Board Certified, Dentistry
34 years in practice
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What should I do to minimize the size of my swollen jaw lump that was created by my infected tooth?

Dr. Mahesh Patel
Board Certified, Dentistry
34 years in practice
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What should I do to minimize the size of my swollen jaw lump that was created by my  infected tooth?

See your dentist: See your dentist. He will prescribe antibiotics or drain the area. You will probably need root canal treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Board Certified, Dentistry
35 years in practice
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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

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Board Certified, Dentistry
35 years in practice
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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

Evaluation: Advice is to have it evaluated, especially since you now have pain and swelling. All the best... ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
30 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
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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

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Board Certified, Dentistry
31 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Board Certified, Dentistry
31 years in practice
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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 more

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Dr. Mark Loury
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Mark Loury
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Hasan Khondker
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
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