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swollen on my right side of the neck

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
38 years experience Psychiatry
MUST see M.D.!!: It could be a harmless skin lesion, like an epidermal inclusion cyst or lipoma (benign fatty tumor)... But it could also be a "sentinel node" which mi ... Read More
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: For the moment I would keep an eye on it.As long as it remains isolated, it poses no problem. As you yourself suggests it's been there for some time ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Usually is benign: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body & generally noticeable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Have it checked: especially if there was oral sex
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Possible risk, especially if they are significantly enlarged and if you have swollen glands (lymph nodes) elsewhere or if they are growing in size. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst or node: It could be a sebaceous cyst or a lymph node. If it is small it is probably nothing to be concerned about. If it is larger than one centimeter (half i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meyer Halberstam
Specializes in Endocrinology
You need to be exami: Likely not. Could be subacute thyroiditis. However you need to be examined and seen by an endocrinologist
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Could be either, or?: You are correct in presuming that typically swollen lymph nodes are due to an infection nearby. Bacterial infections may be more likely to cause this ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sounds like strep: Sounds more like the symptom complex associated with strept throat. I would take your antibiotics as directed and the symptoms should clear in about ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor for an: Exam and further work up. Swelling there going on for this long is unusual.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Can be: A swollen lymph node is usualy due an infection in the area and primary herpes can cuase lymphnode enlargement. Less commonly swollen lymph node is du ... Read More

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