A member asked:

Hi, iv found a large lump on the right side of my head /neck area, and sore neck left side, i had my thyriod removed 1yr ago is it connected?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Patrick Mckenna answered

Specializes in Preventive Medicine

Not likely: Description is fairly vague, but probably not related to thyroidectomy. Sounds like possibly an infected cyst/abscess. This could cause some local lymph node swelling and soreness. Have evaluated in person to verify diagnosis and determine best way to treat.

Answered 9/1/2015



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