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what type of doctor do I see if have a haed lump on my side

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: Lump on neck is likely lymph node. It is common for a lymph node to swell. Keep monitoring. It is likely a reactive node and sometimes they remain p ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you should: You have a painful bump on your head and it hurts, so have it checked.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Try a family doc: how long have you had it? if you have had it a long time and it doesn‘t bother you, it might be a lipoma and that can be left alone. I recommend seein ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Primary: Start with your primary care doc for an exam and tests if needed, a specialist will then be consulted based on intent, possibly a surgeon if excision ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Likely salivary duct: These are likely your salivary ducts under the tongue on each side of the strand of muscle that you see when you raise your tongue. If you have rough/ ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps and bumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a profession ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Your family doctor or gynecologist can examine the area and order appropriate diagnostic testing. If a biopsy is needed, then a surgeon can be consult ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
PCP or gynecologist: Breast cysts are common. If it does not go away over 3-4 weeks, a breast lump should be evaluated. Cysts can be aspirated and fluid removed with a nee ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Start wit your doc: These may just be the site of an old break or bruise on the bone, requiring no treatment. Your regular doc should be able to confirm or exclude that l ... Read More
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