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pea sized lump on left side of neck

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Lymph nodes: Doing what they are supposed to do to protect you from infections. Don't worry about them, don't mess with them, and they will probably go away. Good ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Lymph node: any unexplained neck mass should be evaluated and if needed you should get blood testing and lymph node evaluation, especially in view of the severe h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably ok but >>: Usually lymph nodes less than 1 cm are insignificant, and those over 2 centimeters are more worry some. In a young healthy patient with no other sympt ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lump: It suggests a benign lesion like an inclusion cyst, wen, or burnt out lymph node. Of course a physician would have to inspect it to be sure.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck mass: A mass on the neck could be many things without more details. If it is in the skin, it could be a cyst. If it is deeper, it could be associated with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: This lump could be simple reaction to infection around the area, or could be sign of more serious disease the thing is to check out with your doctor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See PCP or ENT: see an ENT to check those "bumps" - could be lymph nodes
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: The possibilities are virtually endless. The easiest thing to is have a doctor look at it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Sebacous cyst: Yes it is what we called sebaceous cyst which is a oil gland cyst leave it alone try not to squeezed it other wise might get infected very binign.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Location: A lump could be benign tumor or lymph node or a carbuncle. The location and presence of tenderness and duration may help to differentiate.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
HEAD BUMP: How long have you had it? How small? Does it hurt? Does it itch? It might be a small cyst. See your primary care doctor.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Short: Term may be normal after sinus infection or cold, longer term, growing and hard, you need to see doctor!
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Axillary lesion: It may be a simple cyst, abscess, or Lymph-node. Get an exam to determine which one it is.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
See doctor: That should be looked at by your primary care doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
See DR: See a primary care professional to rule out an infection.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Lymph node/cyst: Get it examined and if necessary biopsied.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to examine: Do you have lesions in your scalp, or face? Even bad dandruff or pimples on the face may lead to enlargement of local lymph nodes. If you have no lesi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Exam: possible cyst, lymph node, abscess or growth: this requires further exam and reevaluation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes, see a doctor: You should have this evaluated. It could be a lymph node or possible a mass. It may also be related to an infection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience in Family Medicine
See your physician: A right sided throat lump maybe a simple swollen tonsil, pharyngitiis, or a potential life threatening abscess of the throat. See your healthcare prov ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Lumps and bumps.: We don't have enough info! But any new lump, without any other symptoms, if small and painless, can be watched for a week or two. If it persists, get ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Cyst or Lymph Node: Could be an epidermal cyst or a painful lymph node if your sick. Check with your doctor to see what it might be and what needs to be done.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in 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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