U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Canada
A 39-year-old female asked:

Painless lump on side of neck w no obvious infection(cold/flu/ear)a month ago doc said its nothing/wont run any tests.its still there...next steps?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Ent specialist: Any neck hat doesn't recede or disappear after a month should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist who will decide if it should be biopsied.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Feb 19, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.