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i was told i have a fatty tumor in my neck above the collar bone what would make it change size

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See MD: If the lump is getting bigger - you should see an md and have further evaluation on this lump. You need to make sure that the diagnosis is correct. Pe ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Lipomas: Regardless of location, are usually harmless. If it changes in size, causes pain, it'stime for consult for removal to see if the clinical impression ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Consultation: Consult your surgeon immediately to put your mind at rest.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: A lipoma, a benign fatty tumor, has a characteristic feel. It is squishy, rubbery, and moves easily under the skin. A doctor diagnoses a lipoma by ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Apex of lung: Those soft areas overly the top of the lungs. Should be perfectly normal.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like an enl--: Arged lymph node, from either an infection in the mouth, tonsils, tongue area; thyroid; chest infections or lesions in the lung. See your pcp to get ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos
18 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Lump: this may be a lymph node or a benign mass like a lipoma, or even a cyst. I would recommend you seeing a general surgeon and have it evaluated. A Doppl ... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Must be: examined- possibly an inflamed supraclavicular lymph node. Call for an appointment now!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chioma Lazz
40 years experience Pediatrics
Take child to doctor: What you describe may be lymph nodes which enlarge in response to an inflammation in parts of the body. It will be wise to let a physician take a look ... Read More
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