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

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
18 years experience 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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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc.: This is concerning due to the length of time and increase in size. It needs evaluation by a professional.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beau Dowden, MD
18 years experience 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience 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 31-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 21-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
9 years experience 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph gland: A lymph gland as a result of an upper respiratory infection.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Lymph node: any unexplained neck mass should be evaluated and if needed you should get blood testing and lymph node evaluation, especially in view of the severe h ... Read More
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