I got this big lump under my chin a few days before I got sick, but after I got over it, it didn't go away. That was a few weeks ago. Now I still have that big lump, plus another smaller one under my chin, and a small one on the side of my neck. What could this be? They don't hurt and if I poke at them, they're squishy and move around.
The lumps described are most likely due to enlarged lymph nodes.
Lymph node enlargement is a very common sign and can cause many people to get stressed and âlose their sleep. A few major symptoms and danger signs can help you differentiate very common âbenign conditions from those indicating conditions like cancer and chronic diseases. â
Symptoms like persistent fever, weight loss, night sweats along with multiple enlarged, painless âlymph nodes may indicate conditions like lymphoma or cancer.â
Smaller single nodes, that are tender to pressure without any other signs mentioned above can âsignify many common conditions including including upper respiratory tract infections, chronic âinfections like tuberculosis, local asymptomatic skin infections, etc.â
You might consult with a doctor for a examination and prescription of appropriate medications may help to control any possible infection or inflammation in your body.
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