A 36-year-old female asked:
got a lump on the back of my neck twice in two different places. it was firm but soft and tender to the touch. should i worry?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Munshower answered
29 years experience Family Medicine
Get eval: Sounds as if you may have had or still have lymph node enlargement in you posterior cervical chain. At times this can be a normal reaction to an underlying infection or allergies, etc. Other causes can be more worrisome. Best to get an evaluation to determine your cause. Best wishes.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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