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I have a small lump in my cheek that I can move when I touch it its on my left bottom jaw line I noticed it this afternoo, and I don't know what it is?

I have a small lump in my cheek that I can move when I touch it its on my left bottom jaw line I noticed it this afternoo, and I don't know what it is?

Evaluation needed: I can't tell you what it is. It will take an exam to determine this. But lumps and bumps are common. Do you have pain? How long has it been there? How large is it? Is it growing? If you are concerned, have pain, or it does not go away then talk to your parents about scheduling an evaluation with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I have just felt a small lump in the top middle of my neck below the jaw is it normal?

Hi I have just felt a small lump in the top middle of my neck below the jaw is it normal?

?? salivary stone: The spot you are describing is where the submandibular salivary glands are, one on each side of the midline. Each gland has a duct (channel)which carries saliva to the floor of the mouth. There may be a stone in one duct blocking salivary flow. See an ENT specialist or go to your doctor for appropriate referral. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort?

Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort?

Needs to be checked: It may be a swollen lymph node. Infected submandibular salivary gland, a cyst or some other tumor
so see your doctor and let him chek you and find what is the cause. ...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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I have had a small lump right under my jaw all the way in the back where the jaw ends for about a week. It does not really hurt. What should I do?

I have had a small lump right under my jaw all the way in the back where the jaw ends for about a week. It does not really hurt. What should I do?

Possibly sublingual: You have lymph nodes throughout your body to protect you from infections. Some can be felt through the surface of the skin. Those are in the front and sides of the neck, the back and sides of the neck, underneath your tongue, in your groin. You can look in an anatomy book. As the infection goes away the nodes slowly shrink. For more assurance see your doc!! ...Read more

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I have a painless small lump on my lower jaw. It doesn't ruin my looks and it doesn't bother me. Is it a lymph node?

I have a painless small lump on my lower jaw. It doesn't ruin my looks and it doesn't bother me. Is it a lymph node?

Please seek consulta: Your lump needs to be evaluated by a qualified ENT physician. There are many possible causes for this, many of which can be serious. Please seek attention asap! ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized lump under my earlobe sort of where my jaw meets my earlobe. It's moveable and I'm wondering what it may be.

I have a small pea sized lump under my earlobe sort of where my jaw meets my earlobe. It's moveable and I'm wondering what it may be.

A few things: This area may have a lymph node which may be enlarged. You could have something in your parotid gland like a stone or other mass. You should see an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon or ENT surgeon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Infection?

It maybe: It maybe a sign of infection in the oral area, including teeth, gums, and mucous membranes. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Small lump in right neck near area below ear and jaw. How big of a lump before worrying?

Worry now: Should be evaluated. Depends on the history and physical exam. Sooner is better later. ...Read more

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Got a small lump bump between ear and jaw on left side. Does not hurt but when I touch it feels like rubber and it moves a bit. Any answer?

Got a small lump bump between ear and jaw on left side. Does not hurt but when I touch it feels like rubber and it moves a bit. Any answer?

??? Lymph node: Sounds like a lymph node which can get larger and smaller normally. Only an exam can give you a better idea, if a Dr. Touches it him/her self. These normally feel rubbery, and move around a little bit. Best not to always rub it as this can make it stay enlarged. ...Read more

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My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?

My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?

Try...: Wash the area that was stung with soap and warm water, and use cold compresses to ease the pain and swelling. Keep an eye on your daughter to make sure she doesn't get an allergic reaction, otherwise it will just take some time to heal :]. ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have broken teeth and cavities - two small lumps under jaw?

Needing expert help. I have broken teeth and cavities - two small lumps under jaw?

Call your dentist: Make an appointment with your dentist for an examination and x-rays if you have not had one in the last 6 months. ...Read more