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Swollen lymph nodes in neck and jawline. Ultrasound came clear. What should I worry about?

Hello my name is Katelyn and I am 20 years old. I have recently seen the Doctor due too swollen lymph nodes in my neck that are painless, and what I though to be large. I had blood work done, and it came back normal, and I had an ultra sound done, which also came back normal. What I am concerned about however, is this mass/lump located above jawline, and under earlobe . Its hard and does not move. It is located on both sides of my head/neck but is more prominent on ride side. It doesn t hurt, and when I asked my Doctor what it was he said ohhh that s just bone. I also asked the lady who did my ultra sound, and she said she didn t see anything. Idk I just wanted another professional opinion, nobody I know has this. I am fairly thin, so I do not know if that s why i can feel it and nobody else can. Please respond, as I am very stressed about this. Thank you so much for your time, I look forward to your response, Katelyn
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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The swellings on both sides above jaw line and under earlobe may be Enlarged parotid gland.Another possibility is enlarged lymph node.
The exact diagnosis is easily made out with a simple test called Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology(FNAC) of the swelling which is done by a pathologist.
Please get it done as soon as possible.
You can come back with the report.
Wish you good health
Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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