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Lake Oswego, OR
A 31-year-old female asked:

Swollen very hard lymph node that doesn't hurt on the left side back of neck an inch down from skull. eczema is there. been swollen for months,why?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
See DR: Any chronic irritation of the skin or nearby scalp will cause an enlarged lymph node. An exam should confirm this. But other things are possible. If it is stoney--hard it is something else.
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