Lump neck below ear along jawline. Tender and sore?

See your doctor. This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.

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I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?

Infection. It sounds like you are developing small lymph nodes. These often form in response to infection. It would be best to see your doctor for an evaluation of your scalp and ear to try and find the source of infection so that it can be treated. Read more...

Lump by left side under jawline and where jaw meets the neck. I feel it everytime I turn my head left. I'm not sick, no fever. Just cold sore on lip?

Reactive node. Commonly lymph nodes will swell when there is an infection. If it doesnt resolve, be sure to get it checked out. Its of more concern if firm and nontender. Read more...

I hurt with swollen and achy joints all over. All my joints are swollen and very painful. Sore neck w tender lumps along neck going down behind ear right under under skull. Felt this way since saturday march 10. Not going away, .

I . I recommend , you should consult your primary care physician so that you can be checked properly and if necessary he can order some tests and also refer you to specialist if necessary. Tender lumps may be lymph nodes because of some infection but please you need to be checked by the physician to be on safe side. Read more...

Pain and strain in frontnof neck after talking awhile, ears and along jawline start hurting and under chin. Waking up with nasal drip and dry sore thr?

Sore throat. Could be a virus, and your body will handle it in time with some rest, plenty of fluids and perhaps some ibuprofen for the discomfort. If the pain is in the jaws, it could be TMJ disfunction (irritation of the jaw joint). This takes longer to resolve and sometimes requires special physical therapy. If you get fevers, or see pus on your tonsils, see a doctor. Limit talking if that causes discomfort. Read more...

I found a mass the size of a thumbprint that's firm/bony &very tender to the touch. It's on the left side ear level. Below it, sore node on back neck?

Exam needed. I recommend that you have a physician examine this mass. Even if it appears to be an enlarged lymph node it should be reexamined in a week or two to assure that it has receded in size and if it hasn't, further evaluation by biopsy may be advised in order to rule out malignancy. Reexamination is also important to ensure that other masses have not appeared. Read more...

I have a lump behind my ear on the jawline its been there for about a week and now all of a sudden its sore. Why is this?

2 possibilities. You may have an infected lymph node that needs to be addressed or more rarely this could represent an early parotid mass. See a Head and Neck surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

My son, 19, has a lump on the side/back of his neck and one behind his ear. They are sore to touch. No other symptoms. Does he need to be seen?

Should be checked. These sound like lymph nodes which can swell up to fight anything foreign in your system- infection, inflammation, etc. Most are benign, but if they are tender, they should be checked by a doctor. Read more...
Probably lymph node. There are several lymph glands located within the structures of the neck & will vary in size from the size of a pea to much larger if stimulated.When stimulated they can enlarge quickly and feel tender to touch or compression. A visit with your dr during regular hours should separate the simple transient issues from those needing further tests. Read more...