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cyst on left side of neck

A 32-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Maxillary and Neck: Maxillary area is on the face and not Neck. Most commonly if the Maxillary Retention cyst gets infected, it will cause painful lymph nodes in the neck ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes.: Its a bit odd I know but there is cross over in the lymphatics. Is it tender? If not or you have any doubts at all have it biopsied by your Primary Ca ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Large neck cyst: If you are just simply wanting it incised and drained (with the risk for recurrence), you can call doctors in your area and inform them of your budget ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck mass: A mass on the neck could be many things without more details. If it is in the skin, it could be a cyst. If it is deeper, it could be associated with ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Location: A lump could be benign tumor or lymph node or a carbuncle. The location and presence of tenderness and duration may help to differentiate.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arthur Desrosiers
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Vague: Can you provide more details?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See DR: See a primary care professional to rule out an infection.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Need more Info: Anatomy (what is there) dictates what might be the problem. Jaw bone? Teeth? Muscles? Tmj? Gland? How long ago did it start? Previous trauma? ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Lump getting g bigger? How fast? Something may be irritating nerves to face and arm. Should be checked out. Best bet is ENT doctor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Sebacous cyst: Yes it is what we called sebaceous cyst which is a oil gland cyst leave it alone try not to squeezed it other wise might get infected very binign.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Short: Term may be normal after sinus infection or cold, longer term, growing and hard, you need to see doctor!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lumps and bumps.: We don't have enough info! But any new lump, without any other symptoms, if small and painless, can be watched for a week or two. If it persists, get ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. If pain lasts greater than 2 we ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Too vague: Much too vague a description. Some people have a pain in the neck and some people are a pain in the neck. Seriously, you have to be much more specific ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: It could be pulled muscle, or a pinch nervefor pulled muscle keep it warm and massage it. Stop all cereals. Take whole milk cheese.Do less than 10lbs ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Illness or teeth?: I would visit dentist to check for abcessed teeth. If the dentist says teeth are fine, i would visit doctor to rule out virus or bacterial infection. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Cyst or Lymph Node: Could be an epidermal cyst or a painful lymph node if your sick. Check with your doctor to see what it might be and what needs to be done.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Require exam: these may not be related and cedrtainly require a physicial examination, blood testing and imaging. Make an appointment today.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See PCP or ENT: see an ENT to check those "bumps" - could be lymph nodes
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Rash: 30 year old gentleman with a past medical history of a peritonsillar abscess with lymphadenopathy now presents with a rash on left side of face and le ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nonspecific: Unfortunately this is an extremely nonspecific description. A soft fatty lump may be a simple lipoma, which is benign and does not require treatment. ... Read More
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