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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get him examined : To be checked for fatty tumor, cyst , lymph gland or muscular knot. Take care!
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: A physician would have to examine you in order to make a diagnosis. Possibilities include an inclusion cyst, wen, lipoma or enlarged lymph gland. An a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Could be many causes: Suggest you seek an opinion from a physiatrist, as you may benefit from some diagnostic studies to pin down answer, which could lead to a rehabilitati ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Get examined: Most "lumps" a person finds are benign should be evaluated by a doc at least for piece of mind. Special tests like an MRI or ultimately a biopsy may b ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Get evaluated: Take her to a physician immediately. Some causes of neck pain can be - injury, swollen glands in neck, meningitis. More information is needed about he ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lump DDx: The differential diagnosis (DDx) of "lump" is mass-ive. If resolving with heat may be a tight "knotted" muscle. Consider seeing your primary MD to hel ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: A small sebaceous cyst may not be visible. You may watch and wait. You may feel the bump every couple of weeks, if the bump doubles in size, becomes p ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lots of choices: Stress, overuse, spasm, electrolyte imbalance, etc. Needs a good history and exam by your dr or urgent care to narrow down and make good treatment pla ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably DDD neck ..: ...but the electric shock symptoms can B a sign of MS, especially if shooting down the spine. Get in 2 C Ur PCP 4 a start & U can B referred to a ... Read More
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