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lump in back of neck symptoms

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a sc ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Many possibilities: How big? increasing in size? painful? history of infections? history of cancer? how deep? what does it feel like? swollen lymph nodes in the area? red ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lump back of neck: Most likely a hair follicle cyst bur would need to see and feel it. Get a Dr to look at it. Or ask your Barber.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need re-exam: There are several causes and diagnosis for the "cyst" on the back of your neck. I would advise you to see your primary care physician to get a referra ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Your doctor should g: A physical examination by a good doctor can guide you further. If there is a real lump in your neck, we need to know more about this lump...like how b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: A lump in the back of your neck would likely be a lymph node or some type of cyst. This could be examined clinically. If imaging recommended then ul ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cysts and lymphnodes: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Bump on neck.: Show to your Dr.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Rosan
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possible abscess: Most likely an abscess( an area of infection that can develop into ball of pus), secondary to an infected cyst or hair follicle, usually fairly painfu ... Read More
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