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A 42-year-old member asked:

My baby has a new dime-sized soft bump behind the head, on his right side just above the neck?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 43 years experience
?: There are several possiblities. In the area you described it could be a gland but there are also several benign cysts that often come up there. Either way i would see your pediatrician, most of us have seen many of theses bumps. Its good to know for sure but very likely nothing needs to be done.
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