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what does a lump in the neck mean
A 32-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Psychiatry
Neck mass: Possible lymph node enlarged. Needs to be examined to determine the cause, such as infection in teeth or throat, etc.
A 24-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on size, duration, location and whether it is hard, soft, painful.
A 29-year-old female asked:
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could B many: ...Things most r benign things like sebaceous cysts, ingrown hair follicle, lipoma or a lymph node 2 name a few. If very tender or u run a fever it ma ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: This could be cyst, mole or any lymph nodes. Please see a doctor to get it checked.
A male asked:
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Time to see your doc: While this may be nothing, it can only be properly diagnosed by examination. The list of possibilities includes things like swollen lymph glands, sm ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibilities: Lumps could be related to acne, cycts, swollen lymph nodes? See a physician if this remains a problem.
A 22-year-old female asked:
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Lymph nodes: Many possibilities including enlarged lymph nodes due to viral infection. See your family doctor or internist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Never say never and never say always. Best way is to go to see your doctor and check it out.
A 42-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
Lump on neck: A lump in the neck is a lymph node. It can be enlarged due to infection, like a sore throat. Or it can be enlarged due to cancer. If it has been there ... Read More
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