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De Pere, WI
A 24-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old male:

Lump close to back right lymph node of boyfriends head that's getting bigger daily and has started to cause slight pain. is he ok?!

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Ans: Well having an irritated lymph node can be for May causes. The fact that you think it is enlarging is a good reason to see a doctor for evaluation.
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