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Woke up with a lump on my neck

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Need the info: The neck is a big place its like saying guess what city I am in Im on the map of the USA. Common causes would be a swollen pharyngeal tonsil associate... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
Dermatology 20 years experience
Need to be checked: It sounds like a swollen lymph node. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist to rule out infections.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Need thorough exam: Hard to say what is going on without a thorough exam and x-rays. You may even need a MRI. I would see an oral surgeon first and then get more inform... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
For a while?: Please call your Physician. May need to see ENT. As you now understand, "waiting' is not the appropriate treatment.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Lymph nodes: Most likely those are lymph nodes. If you have been "under the weather" recently (sore throat, fever, runny nose, earache, cough), this may be very we... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Neck lump: This probably represents an enlarged lymph node in response to a recent viral infection. If this does not resolve within a week or so you should see ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Infection?: Lumps in multiple locations may indicate infection. Please see your dentist for evaluation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Examination: What is your question? Given the information you have offered I suggest you get an examination by a clinician. Best wishes.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: A person who feels dizzy, whether it is a lightheadedness where the room looks dimmed, or it is a situation where the room is spinning, should be eval... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid cysts: A thyroid cyst/s can expand and enlarge quickly. Most likely, these are not new but just expanding. The ultrasound can tell you about the characterist... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Lumps: The lumps are lymph glands which have popped up becayse of possible congestion in your upper airway.

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