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soft lump on right side of neck

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a doctor : This needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Unable to assess without an exam and possibly imaging studies.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Lymph nodes: All teens have a few. They are your friends. Malignant nodes are clearly abnormal. Glad you are a good observer of your body. Best wishes.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Lump on neck: Show to your Dr.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It is likely a reactive lymph node due to an infection, but he should be seen to determine if he needs antibiotics or something else, such as a biops ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aileen Marty
39 years experience Pathology
Yes: This could be benign, inflammatory, or malignant. Please schedule to see your pcp.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Especially If the tonsillitis is caused by infectious mononucleosis, enlargement of lymph nodes usually occur also.
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A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see ur Family Doc: Not to be an alarmist, but painless lumps are worrisome. Best to go see your Family Doc for a complete evaluation. Is lump fixed in place? Matted down ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely reactive: Lymphadenopathy or a lymph node that is swelling in response to the bite. As long as it remains small, less than an inch and is mobile and starts to r ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pyle
39 years experience Dentistry
Needs evaluation: Need to be evaluated; most commonly this is not cancer, but cause should be determined so that it can be treated. See physician.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Exam: See your doctor for examination and labs. Any lumps or bumps need to be examined, at least to determine baseline and cause.

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