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hard lump on left side of neck

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Probably not TMJ: Your TMJ is just medial to the tragus of your ear. Your post did not say how long you have this growth or if it increasing in mass, but it should be e ... Read More
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
TMJ: Tmj is the joint between lower jaw and temporal bone, and nothing to do to a hard lum in your neck. You need to see a doctor.
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Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
No: Any hard lump on the side of the neck needs to be thoroughly evaluated asap!

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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly Lipoma: Get it checked by your physician. If you can feel a soft lump with slippery margin and can move without pain underneath the skin, it can be a benign F ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholaus Hilliard
19 years experience Pathology
Painless mass: linda, I would definitely see an ENT doctor for your painless neck mass. In some cases this may represent lymphoma or even thyroid cancer being the m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck lump: A hard lump on the neck that lasts more than 2 weeks should be evaluated by a physician. Sometimes you can get a cyst or swollen lymph node, but if it ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blocked gland: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Neck Lump: All lumps need to be examined by your doctor. Please see him/her. I may be a cyst or something more serious. Peace and good health.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: Sounds like some enlarged glands possibly due to sinus infection but it will be wise to see a doctor.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Can this be a cancer: Cancer can indeed grow and metastasize. Size alone or softness/hardness , headaches are not good enough to definitive diagnose cancer. A biopsy and or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience Dermatology
Maybe a lipoma: You may have what is called a lipoma. This is a fancy name for a little bundle of fat under the skin. Lipomas are totally benign. However, you shou ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Wait for report: Wait for biopsy report , if it is benign, it is post operative reaction and will subside in couple of wks , speak to your surgeon if any treatmen ... Read More

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