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My daughter has a lump on her neck

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Lymph nodes: Both areas you describe are consistent with locations for lymph nodes to swell up. If she has had a cold, ear infection or any condition of scalp/face... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cause?: I'm sure you don't really think that we can diagnose your daughter's lump without visualization or examination. It could be a cyst, a swollen lymph no... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Reply: Most likely an enlarged lymph node but if he is complaining about the opposite side hurting its better to get her seen by doctor cause he may have a t... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leah Alexander
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Ear infection: It sounds like your daughter has an ear infection with a perforated eardrum. Sometimes, there is so much pressure from the infected fluid that a smal... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Superficial or Deep?: Have the pediatrician see what he thinks. Children tend to be sick until they are about 10, so lymph glans can be present - good that it is not sensit... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
NECK LUMP: There are many causes of lump or swelling. Some are inflammations, cyst or tumors. Pls. See md for DX and rx.
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Have this: checked out by your child's Pediatrician....sounds like a swollen lymph gland SOURCE infection may be her SCALP!!!!!!! Hope this helps Dr Z
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Skin infection: This is either a skin infection known as staph or it is an infected lymph node. Either way her doctor needs to see this and get her treated.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Vague post: The described lumps are too vague in description for size/character/location to make an informed guess as to what they are. There are prominent bony p... Read More