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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lots of things : There are many different things that can present this way. The most common is an enlarged lymph node. I would recommend an md visit if the issue doesn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
May be unconnectedor: May not be related or could indicate a disorder suppressing neutrophils - e.g., lupus, lymphoma.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call physician: Anytime a lump develops, it is important to have it checked out to determine what it is and if any treatment is needed. This could be a thyroid proble ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Midline swelling?: If the lump is in the midline it may be remnant of thyroid development. It is known as thyroglossal cyst.If this be the case see your pediatrician and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Owens
16 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It is more likely to be swelling of a lymph node from non-cancerous causes. There are other possibilities especially depending on the location on the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Schneider
26 years experience General Surgery
How soon?: For the first month or two after thyroid surgery you can have "inflammation and scar tissue" leading to the area feeling "lumpy". You can also have ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: A bone marrow biopsy is needed due to the presence of neutropenia if it is otherwise unexplained. In addition, the presence of the lump in the neck is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: See your doctor and get examined especially when the lump is over 1/2 inch in size or growing larger.

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