Suggest treatment for left-sided reddened lump under jaw

Posted on Mon, 8 Jun 2015 in General Health
Question: Dime size dome shaped reddened lump under left side of jaw ?
Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 5 minutes later
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Thank you for the query.

Can you please attach a photo of it? It will be much easier to give precise answer.

Lump in such location can be soft tissues benign lesion like sebaceus cyst which has gotten infected, or just a lymph node.
Lymph node usually appear due to throat or tooth infection. Lymph node should be movable and smooth and painless.

It would be good to consult it with your doctor. In case of doubts, soft tissues ultrasound can be done.

Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions.
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