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Painful Lump On Jaw Line
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
What should I do to minimize the size of my swollen jaw lump that was created by my infected tooth?
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I have a marble sized, somewhat hard lump under my left jaw line
the side I have a sinus infection on it is painful only when touched. Not visible. ?
Likely adenopathy: Or enlarged lymph node. In your case it seems to be reactive in response to the infection. Some remain slightly enlarged indefinitely, but the tenderness will go away as soon as the infection is gone. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a hard painful lump by my ear next to my jaw line. My jaw clicks when I yawn or move it a certain way. Is this symptoms of tmj, and should I see a dentist for this?
TMJ: Yes, this is the location of the tmj. See your dentist and he can evaluate the situation. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a sudden lump below my jaw. Just to the right of centre line. Not painful. Slight swelling of the nearby lymph node present. Help please?
See an ENT: It would be most prudent to see an ENT to have the lump evaluated. It may be nothing and simply glandular swelling, or it may need further evaluation with a biopsy or simple excision. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Smoking: Smoking is bad for you and the toxins can cause many issues. A lump can be anything from Cancer, to a Lymph node to an abscess or an infection. If you are concerned then have someone check it our. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort ?
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Vague: Can't really venture an answer without a thorough history and exam. I would see a Dr. asap to help determine, if possible, the cause. Are there other symptoms besides the lump? Popping, clicking of the jaw joint, pain, locking of the jaw- opening or closing or both??? Could be a TMJ/TMD issue, but difficult to access at this point. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read moreGet help now ›