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I'm 18 I have a small lump (no growth)right Infront of my tragus (ear)it disappears when I open my mouth. It has no pain or symptoms. I also have tonsils.

I'm 18 I have a small lump (no growth)right Infront of my tragus (ear)it disappears when I open my mouth. It has no pain or symptoms. I also have tonsils.

3 possibilities: 1.) Jaw joint disc dislocation

2.) lymph node that moves into the jaw joint when you open your mouth

3.) small growth of parotid gland

recommend you see Head and Neck surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've got a small fleshy coloured lump/yellow on the part that attaches my tongue to roof of my mouth in front on tonsil. No pain or other symptoms?

Pillars of Fauces: May just be a normal part of your anatomy. Is this something that just appeared or has this "lump" been present for years? Without any info on social habits, smoking, dipping, etc, an examination by your local dentist should answer your question definitively. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth lump in my inner cheek inside my mouth. Can feel it with finger. It is not visible. No pain or swelling or other symptoms?

I am experiencing mouth lump in my inner cheek inside my mouth. Can feel it with finger. It is not visible. No pain or swelling or other symptoms?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. You may watch and wait. If the lesion doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds, becomes painful, you feel nodes in your neck, consult a doctor promptly.
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Painless firm lump directly below ear, directly behind left jaw bone, right in that crease. Sometimes when opening mouth or lifting head up it'll move. No other symptoms other than random pains inside ear, but was cleared of ear infection months ago?

Painless firm lump directly below ear, directly behind left jaw bone, right in that crease. Sometimes when opening mouth or lifting head up it'll move. No other symptoms other than random pains inside ear, but was cleared of ear infection months ago?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. Doc can diagnose and if that's the case, remove it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?

Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?

Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Early20s.healthy.4 lumps in neck and mastoid. (less than 1 cm).no pain. Been there for months. One of them for years. On same sideof lumps, tonsil isbigger?

Early20s.healthy.4 lumps in neck and mastoid. (less than 1 cm).no pain. Been there for months. One of them for years. On same sideof lumps, tonsil isbigger?

Ear Nose Doctor: I would suggest you see your primary doctor and if indicated a referral to an Ear Nose Specialist. This way they can verify the bumps and examine your tonsils. Good luck ...Read more

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I had a sinus infecrion about 2 weeks ago. I noticed this red lump on my tonsil scsr. It does not hurt I can't even feel iy. I'm so worried what it is?

I had a sinus infecrion about 2 weeks ago. I noticed this red lump on my tonsil scsr. It does not hurt I can't even feel iy. I'm so worried what it is?

Lymphadenitis?: Tonsils are essentially big lymph nodes and will become enlarged and inflamed wihen fighting infection just as any other lymph tissue. The lump could just be a reaction to your upper respiratory infection, but if it does not resolve in about four weeks, it should be evaluated by your doctor as sometimes they can become malignant. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized ball/lump on my left tonsil. It's not on the right side. It's red what could it be.? It's painless.

Tonsillolith: May be concentrated secretions which can form a lump. If it is painful and associated with pain and fever it could represent an abscess/quinsy. If associated with lymph node enlargement in the same side of the neck it could be lymphoma ...Read more

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I have had a right swollen tonsil for 10 years now and a lump on the right side of my neck under the skin that moves and doesn't hurt and no pain.?

I have had a right swollen tonsil for 10 years now and a lump on the right side of my neck under the skin that moves and doesn't hurt and no pain.?

See your doctor: Many things can cause a tonsil to swell, even persistently. The lump on the right side of your neck suggests that you might have lymph nodes reacting to whatever's causing the tonsil problem. That lump might also be the lymph nodes reacting to a problem in the neck or upper chest. A thorough examination, imaging, and possibly a biopsy are advisable. Please make an appointment to get these things. ...Read more

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Had a painless lump above tonsil next to uvula. Round, 7mm diameter. Been there for 3 months no size or shape changes. What is it? Scared of cancer.

Had a painless lump above tonsil next to uvula. Round, 7mm diameter. Been there for 3 months no size or shape changes. What is it? Scared of cancer.

Lump in throat: A lump in the throat could be benign or malignant. If you are a smoker current or former, then it is essential to rule out malignant lumps. Benign lumps could be due to a saliva cyst, benign minor salivary tumor, or accessory lymphoid tissue. I would recommend any lump to be evaluated by an ENT specialist for treatment which may include a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have had my tonsils out but yet I have a red painless lump on the left where my tonsil was worried because I have no pain just can feel swallowing?

Scarring: If you have recently had your tonsils removed, it is not unusual to feel a tightness in the area of the surgery. It may take several months for this to disappear as the scar will soften. Ask your surgeon for certain and have him/her take a look. ...Read more

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Dr noticed have a 3mm hard lump where my tonsils use to be. Been there over 10 years with no pain or change in size. Dentist or ENT never mention it

Not uncommon: This is likely the remnant of your tonsil. If it has been present for over 10 years and causing no problem, let it be. ...Read more

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Lump under front theeth on floor no pain last 6 months and right tonsil one little whole and pain in legs when working or standing but now pain little?

Lump under front theeth on floor no pain last 6 months and right tonsil one little whole and pain in legs when working or standing but now pain little?

2 separate problems: In fact, you have 2 or more separate problems and they need to be addressed separately. 1.A chronic dental abscess. An untreated dental abscess can be life threatening and should not be taken lightly. 2. Multiple medical problems, Treatments for multiple medical problems must be diagnosed and managed together by your PCP. ...Read more

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I have a small lump behind my left tonsil. No pain, head ache or fever. Just noticed it last night. Something I should be worried about?

Below: Suggest gargling with some warm salt water, 2-3 times per day for the next 3 days,

If this persists, or new symptoms, the DR visit suggested. ...Read more

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My throat really hurts when I swollow I have no other symptoms. I looked it the mirror and saw my left tonsil is slightly bigger like a lump on it?

My throat really hurts when I swollow I have no other symptoms. I looked it the mirror and saw my left tonsil is slightly bigger like a lump on it?

Watch it: If the discomfort just began, you can treat it symptomatically with pain medications. It is likely secondary to a viral infection. If it persists, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more