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A 17-year-old male asked:

I have a pea/marble sized lump on the back of my skull above my neck. it's painless and i've already had it checked but feel like it's gotten bigger?

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Dr. Deborah Lim
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Lymph node: You might be describing occipital lymph nodes which drain the scalp. They could get enlarged if you have any sores or infection of your scalp. Usually not a cause of worry unless it persists without evidence of infection/irritation.
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