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Small Lump In Jaw Line
I have a small lump on my jaw line that is hard and painless. I've has it going on 3 wks now. I don't have health insurance.
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon ASAP. You may be able to get low/no cost evaluation at a nearby University Dental School. ...Read more
I've had a small lump on left side lower jaw line 4 a while but now its bigger n hurts when touched. Its like quarter size now n moves. Wat can it be?
Could be a swollen: Gland (lymph node), which may be a result of an infected tooth, gum. Show to ur doc or dentist to confirm. ...Read more
I have a small, hard little lump on my jaw line where my sublingual gland is. Dentist said that it is from my wisdom tooth breaking out. Is this norma?
Wisdom Tooth: A wisdom tooth that is erupting may manifest itself with your symptoms. I would trust your dentist's diagnosis since they examined you. ...Read more
Small 1cm lumps on neck/on jaw (face area where jaw connects), moveable, squishy, had for yrs, no pain unless pressed hard on.
When I bend my head down I can feel a small lump over my jaw, I can move it back and forth and is rubbery. Would it be something serious?
Lymph node: We all have those. Just watch it. ...Read more
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
?? 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
Small, painful, and firm lump just under my jaw. Was noticed after extensive use of mobile phone that was giving lot of discomfort?
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
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
Persist more than 4w: Lesons persisting more than a month need to be evaluated. ...Read more
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
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
It maybe: It maybe a sign of infection in the oral area, including teeth, gums, and mucous membranes. See your doctor. ...Read more
Worry now: Should be evaluated. Depends on the history and physical exam. Sooner is better later. ...Read more
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
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?
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