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had lumps for years top of spine/neck area. hard, not painful. it has grown huge last two days and hurts. feels about the size of a lemon. no insuranc?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lumps: Wonder if you have cysts? If it is huge and painful it may be infected. Wonder also about abscess. Bottom line is that it may need incision and drainage.
Answered on May 2, 2018
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