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lump on back of neck for years

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience in Radiology
Not to worry: We have lumps for all sorts of reasons. They are often small sebaceous cysts or nevi (moles). The fact that it hasn't changed in 3 years is a sign t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Bright red may indicate infection. This may need an antibiotic or excision, although unlikely. Check with your doc to avoid complications. This may be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Check it out: This could be an abscess (infection with pus). Need to have it checked out-your doctor or an Urgent Care clinic.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiro Kiguchi
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Lymph node: I'm sorry he isn't feeling well.The lump is most likely an inflamed lymph node. Lymph nodes get bigger and tender when fighting off an infection. The ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Mole change: See a plastic surgeon or dermatologist as soon as you can get an appointment because of changes seen in the mole
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in 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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Rechecked: You should have it rechecked.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Enlarged lymphnode ?: Scalp skin conditoni may cause the lymph glands at the back of the head to swell. See your doctor. May need a biopsy.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum. There are many in the neck, head & behind ... Read More
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