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Bump on my jawline?

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I have this small bump on the righ side of my neck along my jaw bone. I was pretty sure it was just a zit at first, but it doesn't really look like one. It's hard, movable, close to the surface of my skin, and when I try to squeeze it like a zit, nothing happens. I have had it for about a week now and I am wondering if I should get it checked out. Also, there is no discoloration or moles there, so I'm pretty sure it's not melanoma.
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replied December 24th, 2016
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Its likely a benign swollen lymph node. If it persists or increase in size then get to a doctor, let them assess and if need be they may take it for biopsy and proceed accordingly.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan






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