A 18-year-old female asked:
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i have these hard lumps sorta thing at the base of my neck at the sides. it's present both sides of my neck above collarbone. what is it?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
lumps in neck: Many possibilities. You need to see your doctor for a check up on this.
Answered on Oct 25, 2013
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly nodes: Multiple possibilities, most common of which are lymph nodes, which can become enlarged in response to an inflammatory or infectious process. Don't hesitate to be seen.
Answered on May 25, 2017

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