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i found a lump on the back of my neck

A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: Such lumps are invariably benign and mostly consist of enlarged lymph nodes due to recent infection or inflammation of scalp or surrounding skin/head ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO: A disc would not be movable on the back of your neck. It is probably a lesion or cyst like structure of some kind. Have a dr. Check it out for a defi ... Read More
A 52-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were re ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Schultz
30 years experience General Practice
One lump of suger: Usual painless lump in the neck is a lipoma if it is soft, moveable and under the skin. However it should not cause your neck to be stiff. Check it o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Next time you see: your doctor have them check it Since it has been there for years and has not changed it is probably nothing to worry about.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
31 years experience Family Medicine
Neck Lump: Have it evaluated by your primary care physician. Ther are numerous causes for neck masses or lumps. Some are more serious than others. Seek an eva ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Staph infection: These are frequently caused by MRSA or resistant staph bacteria. Pl get these checked for any need for drainage and treatment. Earlier is always bette ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst, abscess?: This is a common area for an ingrown hair or sweat gland which can get inflammed, swollen, and irritated. Rarely it could also be an infection. See ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: If the bump has not grown in a few months, you do not need to worry. However, it would be prudent to have your doctor examine it to see if it needs to ... Read More

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