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Rohnert Park, CA
A 31-year-old female asked:

small sudden swollen lymph node appeared 5 days ago back of neck. has gone down a little. light pain when pressed. not sick and no injuries.

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Not Ca: In this region nodes not common. If present they are inflammatory from the back of the hair line or scalp. There are other nodules such as small sebaceous cyts and lipomas that may feel like nodes. If increasing in number or size, check with LMD for dx and if necesary bx.

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Last updated Feb 14, 2015

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