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My nephew has an enlarged lump on the left side of his neck toward the back of his head .what could this be?

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Dr. Rodney Pollary
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Lymph nodes: Good = movable, soft, variable size. Concerning = hard, red, tender, fixed, and progressively larger. Probably has a normal lymph node. They are located everywhere In The body. In the back of the head at the base of the skull there are lymph nodes in both sides. See your doctor and let him follow it with you.
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A 24-year-old female asked about a 57-year-old male:

Is it normal for the left side of your back of your head to be more ombossed than the left?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Symmetry: You don't need to repeat the same posting to get responses from more than one doctor. Even if this has been answered by one doctor, other doctors will still see you post and have the ability to reply. Our skulls are not completely symmetric.
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