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pea size bump under my skin back of my neck

A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck lump: In this region, ingrown hair or inclusion cyst are common. Enlarged lymph nodes are usually located on the sides of the neck rather than the midline. ... Read More

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A 23-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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bump on Neck: Any bump needs to be examined by your doctor. Please see him/her. One possibility is a sebaceous cyst. These are relatively common on head, neck, a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Probable Cyst : Cysts are not necessarily tender if not inflammed.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Many things: it could be many things from lymph node to a cyst or soft tissue mass like lipoma So see a doctor that can examine you and either assured you or trea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cancer unlikely: Lymph nodes in the neck may become palpable due many conditions in the head/face, including dandruff. Check the node every two weeks or so. If it more ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: and have it checked. It may be a sebacious cyst or a lipoma.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: My top two likely causes for this lump are either sebaceous cyst or lipoma. I would have your doctor see them. Both conditions are benign and can us ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
I suggest: You see your family dr. Any new lump needs to be evaluated.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: an "old" formerly inflammed lymph gland..(these are VERY common in the GROIN (Is THAT what you mean by "leg crease"? The most common cause of such inf ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Lumps: Lumps such as you describe need to be examined by a doctor to tell you the diagnosis. Call your doctor for an appointment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Have them seen: Could be a sign of skin cancer or completely benign. The neck lump may or may not be related. Impossible to know without an examination.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: There are three things that this could be, a cyst, lipoma or a lymph node. I would see a doctor to make the diagnosis.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Skin Bumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface or just below the skin. The most common ones are lister below: ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: an inflamed lymph node (or a cyst). However, can't state with certainty without assessment.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Lymph node or cyst: A small lump in the neck is usually a 'reactive lymph node' as the result of some viral upper respiratory infection. Lymph nodes are part of a healthy ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Prominent vertebrae: In that location it would most likely be the dorsal or back extension of a spinal vertebrae. These can be quite noticeable in some kids depending on h ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
?cyst: It is possible you have a ganglion cyst. If it is painful you should see your doctor to have it evaluated.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Benign vs malignant: Might be a ganglionic cyst or a skin cancer or other tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. See your doctor for proper evaluation and diagnosis.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Do nothing: Most likely a benign cyst. If soft @ moveable poss lipoma if firm who knows without it's removal. If it were me i would leave it alone, but 4 peace of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Lymph node: Sounds like inflamed lymph node. In this locations an infected tooth or throat infection, with throat pain, becomes of concern. Cancer lumps do not ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: you must be examined: these may be cysts, skin tags and yes, possibly genital warts, if you are sexually active. Get examined and diagnosed.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: lump under collarbone needs to be checked by doctor, is unlikely but on occasion is sign of cancer.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like cyst: could be pressing on nerve, see derm for diagnosis and treatment options

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