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Question: Painful under my chin

 lilita_11 - Fri Sep 09, 2005 10:18 pm

I've had some massive pain continually going for the past 3 days, as well as much more swelling. It's Under my chin, pretty close to my MANDIBULAR. It hurts to tilt my head forward, eat, or do anything. Pls HELP.
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Mon Sep 19, 2005 1:23 pm

This swelling and pain could result from one of two things: infection with the collection of pus, or a collection of blood or what is known as a 'hematoma'.
If you have not already seen a doctor, please do not waste any more time.

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