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Under The Chin
I have this big lump under the skin on the right side of my facial skin by my chin. The skin is reddish on top. The part under the surface feels huge?
Yes: Hi Jeniffer, Yes, the arm pit is a common place for cysts to develop. Based on your brief description, I am unsure of what type of cyst you may have, however just for your general information. I have included an article about epidermoid and sebaceous cysts, a common type of cyst that we encounter clinically. Hope this helps. http://wb.md/1k6wVL9 ...Read more
Your age?: You should consult a cardiologist or internist re. This since this may well be a sign of coronary disease and an impending heart attack especially if you are over 40 or have problem with blood pressure or diabetes. In the future , provide us more info on yourself (age, medications, other chronic illnesses) would help us do a better job for you. ...Read more
Groin lymph nodes: These lumps underneath the skin in your groin region can be most anything. They can be sebaceous cysts to lipomas. It is also common to feel lymph nodes in the groin. Like all lumps they should be followed closely to see if there are going through any changes, especially if associated with weight loss, fevers, etc. If you are worried about it especially if there is changes i would see your doctor. ...Read more
What causes a dull ache in the area between my chin and neck?It is on the outside of my body, directly under where my tongue is from chin to throat.
Swollen Gland: If you feel some swelling in the area, it is probably a inflammed lymph node in that area which is generally due to present or past infection in the head and neck region. f recent, get tested for strep, which requires a short course of antibiotic. Sometimes small cysts form in the region that needs to be evaluated by your doctor. In the meantime take OTC anti inflammatory medicine for relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small movable lump under chin. Next to jaw line near the joint/hinge. It is sore to the touch. Have to push up underneath chin to feel it.Light Smoker?
Lymph node.: That sounds like a lymph node, which could enlarge in response to an ear or sinus infection. If it eventually goes away completely, say in two to four weeks, then there's no cause for concern, especially if you have symptoms of said infections. If it does not go away, you may want to have it looked at - sometimes we need to take these out for definitive diagnosis if they linger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer