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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Neck and Axilla mass: Likely these are lymph nodes. I recommend expert exam. Their enlargements could be worrisome.
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need biopsy: There's no way to tell what it is by your description above. Any symptoms? Have you been losing weight? Do you have night sweats? Have you had any abn ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
If: Reactive lymphadenopathy, should go away, if persist, enlarge or grow, should be biopsied.
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Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
21 years experience Radiology
Monitor: If the nodes are palpable, then follow up with your primary physician to monitor if they resolve within a month or so would be reasonable. If they re ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: Those are large lymph nodes. Despite lack of other symptoms you should have close follow up with your doctor. Rule out thyroglossal duct cyst.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Emergency: See doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Neck: Go the hospital ( not an urgent care) right now. Possibly an abscess in a gland of saliva or dental
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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably benign node: When a mass is palpated in the neck it is usually abnormal and suggests a new, possibly metastatic lesion requiring bx and then therapy. If a hypoec ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Time for a biopsy: This needs to be biopsies. You have not stated if this was done. I am not sure what test but need to see an ENT for eval and removal. If this has no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Examination needed: A pea sized neck mass in the neck is probably an old lymph node as it hadn't changed in a year. I don't think that it's related to your other symptoms ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: It is really impossible to give a specific answer without the ability to examine the area. See a doctor and get it evaluated. If needed, a ct san of t ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Squamous cell cancer: Sorry to hear about it. The report is suggestive of type of cancer of head and neck. Prognosis depends on a lot of factors such as your general health ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs exam and tests: It may or may not be related to the lump in the neck. But awaiting biopsy report get your hands checked as they are swollen in the morning.You may nee ... Read More
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