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I have a swollen lump on my neck under my jaw a lil bit below where u would check ur tonsiles what could it be? Also what should I do?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Watch it for 1 week

It could be an inflamed lymph gland.
That happens with a sore throat or a virus infection. In that case it would be a tender lump. If it is painless and does not settle down in the next 2-4 weeks, get it checked by your doctor especially if it keeps enlarging.

In brief: Watch it for 1 week

It could be an inflamed lymph gland.
That happens with a sore throat or a virus infection. In that case it would be a tender lump. If it is painless and does not settle down in the next 2-4 weeks, get it checked by your doctor especially if it keeps enlarging.
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