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i have a lump on left side of neck that just appeared and hurts

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Reply: Most likely an enlarged lymph node but if he is complaining about the opposite side hurting its better to get her seen by doctor cause he may have a t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
See doc.: This is concerning due to the length of time and increase in size. It needs evaluation by a professional.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
It could b a: lymph node from a prior infection that didn't shrink back down to normal.If u carefully search,U may find a few others. To be safe,show ur doc at next ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beau Dowden, MD
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Access vs lymph node: If it is red and hot, then it may be an abscess or infection. It could also be a lymph node. If you have any head cold symptoms, this could just be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Neck lump?: Best for you to get the Neck lump clinically evaluated. It may be a reactive lymph node, but an exam and some testing would tell you definitively. N ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly lymph node?: Have lymph nodes throughout our bodies to protect us. Some are near surface of skin and you can feel. If you've had an ear infection recently or possi ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Infection: You still have an infection...And it could be viral or bacterial. A negative strep is nice but sometimes it cannot be found on the tonsils if it is in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pains: It's difficult to evaluate this without a physical examination and more details. I recommend you see your primary care doctor
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Lymph gland: A lymph gland as a result of an upper respiratory infection.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience in 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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