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I have two lumps on the back of my head

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: A physician would have to examine the lumps to see what they could be.

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Gulley
Hematology and Oncology 26 years experience
I would get them che: Painless lumps at the base of the neck could represent a variety of different things including cancer. Generally red swollen and painful lymph nodes m... Read More
Dr. Siegfried Schmidt
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Need to be checked: Any lump could potentially be of significance, be cancerous. You may be dealing with benign (non cancerous) lymphnodes, cysts of the skin, fatty tumor... Read More
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Need evaluation: Lumps in this area can be infections, fatty tumors, enlarged lymph glands, or sometimes cancerous. Please have your internist check them out.
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
These may be lymph: nodes that are swollen or boils or bug bites. If they do not resolve in 24-48 hours you should be seen by a health care professional for a thorough ev... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs. There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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impossible to say: Impossible to say without examining the area. See a doctor if you want to know for sure.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are normal structures that sift serum before it returns to the blood stream. They are often found easily on the head/neck where they are n... Read More
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Inflammed lymph node: People often get an inflammed lymph node there that can result from a scalp infection/irritation or a poster sinus inflammation. These usually resolve... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Are you sure it : Is new? That is a place most people have a lump on their skull. If it is new have it evaluated.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Normal bony promence: Spinous process of the c6c7 vertebrae are palpable in thin people when they bend neck forward.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Burress
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Unclear: "Lumps" in throat are difficult to ascertain what they are without physically visualizing them. Need to be evaluated by physician.

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