1. Lump at the jaw line [lower jaw] could be a TMJ [temporo mandibular joint] disorder.
2. It might be a swollen lymph node. You need to have an x-ray taken to see where the infection originated before you have more swelling and more pain.
3. This can also happen because of sore throat
,or a toothache or due to swollen salivary glands, sebaceous cysts, and even tumors.
.Any lump under the jaw should be evaluated by a physician [dentist
or maxilo facial] if it does not go away or grows bigger, for physical therapy
or surgery, please contact a health professional immediately.
.treatment will depend after the examination and the type of tissue [i.e. if it arises from the muscle or fatty tissue in the jaw, the bone or is thought to be an enlarged lymph node
, since each of these situations may be investigated differently so will be the treatment.