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Burbank, CA
A 21-year-old male asked:

i feel a small lump that hurts in the center of my neck right under my adam's apple, is it possibly a swollen lymph node?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Possibly: It is possibly a lymph node; alternatively, it could be a nodule on your thyroid, or even an abscess. If it is worrisome, you should see your doctor for further evaluation.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

I have a small bump on my neck just above adams apple. What could this be?

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Dr. Michael Koriwchak
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Maybe a cyst: Possibly a benign growth called a thyroglossal duct cyst. Would have an ENT doc have a look at it.
San Jose, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

So Im having this sensation in the front of my neck on the left side near my Adams apple. If feels like I need to crack there and something is stuck?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Please don't : Crack or forcefully touch this area, kindly see your doctor for evaluation, wish you well

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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