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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Hard Jaw Lump

Updated on Aug. 29, 2018

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced hard jaw lump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Fibrosarcoma

    The connective tissue found at the ends of bones of the arm or legs can change significantly with aging. Some of these changes can become a serious health risk.

    Prognosis is highly variable and a consultation from a specialist may be required to determine the outlook.

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    neck bump, pain in one knee, abdominal bump, hard palpable mass, spontaneous bone pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Osteoma of Skull and Facial Bones

    An osteoma is a benign (non-cancerous) outgrowth of bone, usually in the skull and facial bones. They are slow growing and usually cause no symptoms. Osteomas are noticed once they begin causing problems with breathing, vision, or hearing.

    Prognosis is good, as this is not cancer. Surgical excision is successful for most people.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    new headache, vision changes, steady headache, trouble swallowing, sinus pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Mononucleosis Infection

    EBV Mononucleosis is a clinical syndrome characterized by fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes.

    2-3 weeks

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, headache, loss of appetite, abdominal pain (stomach ache), cough
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Tooth Abscess (Infection)

    A tooth abscess is a collection of infected material (pus) in the center of a tooth. It is due to bacterial infection.

    Resolves after treatment

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    severe jaw or tooth pain, swollen jaw, jaw stiffness, tooth pain that gets worse with hot, cold, or sweet beverages, warm and red jaw swelling
    Symptoms that always occur with tooth abscess (infection):
    severe jaw or tooth pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Hard Jaw Lump

  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?
  • Q.Have you been experiencing a deep, aching bone pain that started for no apparent reason?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Do you have a sore throat?

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Hard Jaw Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced hard jaw lump have also experienced:

    • 8% Jaw Pain
    • 5% Painful Jaw Lump
    • 5% Toothache
  • People who have experienced hard jaw lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 37% Less Than a Week
    • 28% Less Than a Day
    • 19% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced hard jaw lump were most often matched with:

    • 36% Fibrosarcoma
    • 36% Mononucleosis Infection
    • 27% Osteoma of Skull and Facial Bones
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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