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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst/lymph node: It could be a lymph node or a cyst. It is best to have a doctor take a look at it to make sure that it is nothing serious.

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well : Need some more information. Any head trauma? How long has this lump been there? Any bleeding...you need to give a history. See doctor for evaluation ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval.: It could be a swollen lymph node, a cyst, a bug bite. It would have to be evaluated to be able to determine what it is.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible: swollen lymph node, cyst, abscess etc. Have it medically checked to identify and determine best treatment approach. Take care.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could B many: ...Things most r benign things like sebaceous cysts, ingrown hair follicle, lipoma or a lymph node 2 name a few. If very tender or u run a fever it ma ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: trauma? cyst? lymph node? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be n ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO: A disc would not be movable on the back of your neck. It is probably a lesion or cyst like structure of some kind. Have a dr. Check it out for a defi ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: This tenderness on squeezing is nonspecific. A physician would have to examine the lump in order to make a diagnosis. Any mass can be tender on squeez ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Head lump: This really depends on what it is. Very difficult to provide advice without this information. May be from bone, hair, skin, blood vessel, etc...

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