A 44-year-old male asked:
1" hard movable mass, no pain in occipital lymph node in my 9yr old boy, he sadi its been there a few weeks and itches sometimes. ... any concerns?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Rothstein answered
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck: May be a lymph node, a skin cyst or from an insect bite. I would check it out with the pediatrician. Warm compresses may help but depending on what it looks like to the doctor antibiotics or further tests may be needed
Answered on Sep 13, 2014
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