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What should be done for lump under the chin?

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Hello, This evening inoticed my 3 yr old had a little pea size lump under her chin. She doesnt seem bothered by it but it worries me. What should i do?
Posted Mon, 27 Jan 2014 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Synthyia Bhagat 56 minutes later
Brief Answer: relax. Detailed Answer: Hi. Thanks for your query. I understand your concern. Relax,there is nothing to worry. Asymptomatic lymphadenopathy is commonly seen in young children. In case it is not associated with pain/fever /or increase in size nothing to worry. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you have further question. Wishing your baby good health. God bless..
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Follow-up: What should be done for lump under the chin? 4 hours later
Thank you, How long will it be there and when should i see our Dr?
Answered by Dr. Synthyia Bhagat 33 minutes later
Brief Answer: hi Detailed Answer: Thanks for your follow up. These sometines regress of its own and sometimes persist for few years. You need to consult doctor in case. -it increases in size. -is associated with fever. -it is painful. Hope this helps. Take care..
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