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I have a hard pea sized ball right over the bone on my lower left side jaw, any ideas what the ball could be?

I have a hard pea sized ball right over the bone on my lower left side jaw, it doesn t hurt at all when I mess with it and when I move it around it will move from the bone but it feels like its connected to the underside of my skin . Its been there for a while but I have never got it looked at, any ideas what the ball could be?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
The ball you find is mainly due to enlarge lymph node,it moves on the bone.It shows that you might have some infection in the mouth or teeth.Many a times it remain for long time, you do not worry.
If it enlarge more or adhere to bone you cosult your doctor.
Answered: Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,
The ball you find is mainly due to enlarge lymph node,it moves on the bone.It shows that you might have some infection in the mouth or teeth.Many a times it remain for long time, you do not worry.
If it enlarge more or adhere to bone you consult your doctor.
Answered: Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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