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small pea sized lump in back of neck

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Not to worry: We have lumps for all sorts of reasons. They are often small sebaceous cysts or nevi (moles). The fact that it hasn't changed in 3 years is a sign t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lymph node/cyst: Get it examined and if necessary biopsied.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiro Kiguchi
10 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: I'm sorry he isn't feeling well.The lump is most likely an inflamed lymph node. Lymph nodes get bigger and tender when fighting off an infection. The ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: enlargement of local lymph nodes may be due to local infection and may get better with the use of antibiotics. please see a physician, you may have a ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Keep an eye on it. : I would just keep an eye on it. If it resolves(which may take weeks to months), i would not worry. However, if it grows or multiplies i would go back ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: possible cyst, lymph node, abscess or growth: this requires further exam and reevaluation.
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A firm that easily moves is most likely related to inflammation. If it is larger or not significantly smaller, then a biopsy can be performed. I would ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible infection: You must be examined and tested.

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