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I have red, inflamed, under the skin and very painful acne, as well as small white bumps on my chin. How do I get rid of it?

I have red, inflamed, under the skin and very painful acne, as well as small white bumps on my chin. How do I get rid of it?

Very serious: Painful acne may be compounded by allergy to the bacteria that cause it. It is a grave personal and professional liability and you need to be under the care of a competent physician, probably a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I had a small painful bump under my chin a couple weeks ago and now its no longer there. What could it have been?

I had a small painful  bump under my chin a couple weeks ago and now its no longer there. What could it have been?

Lymph node: It was probably a reactive lymph node after a recent infection , even if you did not recognize it as such. It it is gone, do not worry nothing to lose sleep over. Good luck and good health! ...Read more

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I had a small hard painful bump under my chin and it has become larger over a few days. Is this something I should have checked out?

Possibly: Without knowing what else is going on it is difficult to diagnose. Since it occurred rapidly it is likely to be a lymph node reacting to some local inflammatory process, either in the oral cavity or surrounding areas. If it continues to enlarge and is tender or red it would not hurt to have a health care professional take a look. Good luck. ...Read more

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There is a small bump/lump under my 15 year old's left chin area. What is it?

There is a small bump/lump under my 15 year old's left chin area.  What is it?

Lump chin: it could be a swollen gland which could be in response to a tooth problem or could be other things. If painful or enlarges or doesn't go away then see a primary care physician. ...Read more

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There is a bump under my chin. Not on the skin, but deeper. Also a small area in front of the bump is numb. What could this be?

Really hard to say: Without seeing it or touching it. It could be a zit that is pressing on a nerve. It could be a mass. At any rate it sound like something you need to go to the doctor and have checked out. ...Read more

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I have a small skin bump between my chin and earlobe. No itch, normal skin color, but there for 3-4 months at least. What could it be?

I have a small skin bump between my chin and earlobe.  No itch, normal skin color, but there for 3-4 months at least. What could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many benign skin conditions that can cause a normal skin color bump on your face. There are also some serious conditions. An exam by a doctor, perhaps with a biopsy, will help. ...Read more

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Hello I have been experiencing pain mostly when pressed on In a small location on my chin above the chin bone, appears to be a small bump??????

Hello I have been experiencing pain mostly when pressed on In a small location on my chin above the chin bone, appears to be a small bump??????

Minor infection>: It is likely a small Submandibular lymph node. The submandibular nodes drain from the lower lip, floor of the mouth and the tip of the lounge. Any minor infection recently could cause a temporary swelling and tenderness of these lymph nodes. It would be highly UNLIKELY at your age that an underlying cancer in the above mentioned areas would be responsible. If still present in 2 months see Dr ...Read more