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bump on the right side of my face, right above my jaw bone?

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I have a bump on the right side of my face, right above my jaw bone about mid way inbetween the very back part of my jaw and chin. It does not hurt when i touch it or get irritated. It feels like a ball and i can move it around just a little bit. It is not anywhere on my neck it is literally right about my jaw bone on the very lowest part of my cheek.


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replied December 22nd, 2011
Cancers Answer A29690
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the skin lesion/bump above jaw bone that you describe without examining you (to determine other characteristics of it) and going ahead with further investigations (to determine the cause). You could be feeling one of the inflamed lymph nodes or salivary gland. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. You should consider visiting your doctor/dermatologist at the earliest for further evaluation and assistance. Get started on treatment measures as indicated by examination findings and investigation results. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/dermatologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.




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