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knot on the left side of my neck

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Enlarged node: Sounds like an enlarged lymph node. If this persists see your doctor. Will likely try a round of antibiotics and see what happens. If it persists a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kavita Gupta
37 years experience Pain Management
Neck pain: Usually a knot within the muscle tissue is called a "taut band" or tightened up muscle fibers that occur from an injury to the region.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
A number of things: The possibilities include a cutanueous skin tag (acrochordon), benign lipoma, cyst, infection, inflammation, and malignancy- either primary from the n ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
23 years experience Urgent Care
Several possible: things, likely benign. Sebaceous cyst, brachial cleft cyst or mass, lipoma just to mention a few. Get it looked at, as it is impossible to diagnose ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Can't say: There is not enough info to give any concrete recommendation other than: if you have a knot, nodule, or mass, especially if growing, visit your family ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Consultation: This could be anything from a tooth abcess or a tumor. Have a dentist look at it for you, .
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph nodes in neck: The lymph nodes in the neck can take up to a few weeks to come down after an illness.. Even if the illness is properly treated. If none of your sympt ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Work it out: It is probably a muscle spasm, brought out by the work on the other side, as both must be in balance. Local heat, stretching, massage, more chiropract ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph node?: Could be a lymph node or small cyst. Is there any drainage from the area? Did u have a recent cold or throat infection or fever or cough?
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends somewhat on the exact diagnosis. A simple strain or "tear" of a muscle in the neck should be pretty well resolved by 8 weeks. So if you a ... Read More
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