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Lumps in my neck and under my chin.

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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.
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replied December 22nd, 2012
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

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 ‎lose their sleep. A few major symptoms and danger signs can help you differentiate very common ‎benign conditions from those indicating conditions like cancer and chronic diseases. ‎

Symptoms like persistent fever, weight loss, night sweats along with multiple enlarged, painless ‎lymph nodes may indicate conditions like lymphoma or cancer.‎

Smaller single nodes, that are tender to pressure without any other signs mentioned above can ‎signify many common conditions including including upper respiratory tract infections, chronic ‎infections like tuberculosis, local asymptomatic skin infections, etc.‎

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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