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I found a lump on the left side of my face just above the jawline. Its been there for abit but now is painful... Is this something to worry about?

I found a lump on the left side of my face just above the jawline. Its been there for abit but now is painful... Is this something to worry about?

Dental infection?: Any painful lump in the face or head can be an infection. In the area you describe it might be a dental infection, a lymph mode or a salivary gland infection. Best to see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Found a small, hard, lump on the left side of my face. Feels as if it is attached to my jaw and doesn't move when touched. It isn't painful. Cyst?

Found a small, hard, lump on the left side of my face. Feels as if it is attached to my jaw and doesn't move when touched. It isn't painful. Cyst?

It depends on size: If it is small(10mm, you should show it to your GP and get his opinion regarding biopsy or excision. If it appeared to be benign, then it can be watched for further growth or regression. Further growth means you need a biopsy done . ...Read more

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Woke up with face swollen on right side, long lump between ear and face and it's very painful especially when I move, what could this be?

Woke up with face swollen on right side, long lump between ear and face and it's very painful especially when I move, what could this be?

See a doctor ASAP: Without being able to see and examine you I can only say that this has the potential to be extremely severe and should be dealt with by a professional immediately. If necessary go to an ER or Urgent Care facility. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dancer with knee pain. Symptoms- a painful to touch lump on the side, hot and swollen after dance, aching after too much pressue & gives way sometimes?

Dancer with knee pain. Symptoms- a painful to touch lump on the side, hot and swollen after dance, aching after too much pressue & gives way sometimes?

As a dancer: YOU NEED HEALTHY KNEES! ,...and it sounds to me like you may have INTERNAL DERANGEMENT of one or both of your needs( Cartilage damage) SEE A BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPEDIST for an examination , possible MRI studies and GOOD LUCK! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have found a lump both sides of my face near my cheek bone right in front on my ears its painful and just appeard from no where. Many thanks?

I have found a lump both sides of my face near my cheek bone right in front on my ears its painful and just appeard from no where. Many thanks?

Salivary glands.: Virus infection to the salivary glands cause these type of problems.Most likely you are having parotiditis (inflammation of the parotid glands. Treatment is symptomatic. ...Read more