I am a 25 year old male with a very stressfull occupation. I found a dime size painless lump under my jaw line on the right side. I have allergies to air irritants but I am not currently suffering from the symptoms and I don't have a cold. The left side has no lumps. Please help. (although no blood relation i just had a family member diagnosed with cancer in the same area) So I am very worried. Please Help.
I understand your concern.
A lump in the submandibular area (under your jaw line) can be an enlarged lymph node from a previous infection, either a head and neck infection or a respiratory infection. Most of the time, even after the resolution of infection, the enlarged lymph node persist. Other considerations for a lymph node in the head and neck area are lymphomas and metastatic carcinomas.
I suggest you consult your doctor for proper evaluation.
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