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A 22-year-old male asked:

22, male. hard lump, 1cm wide. under the skin of the neck on the right side, close to where the skull meets. no size change in a year. sometimes aches

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Dr. Pamela Huerter
A Verified Doctoranswered
27 years experience
Probable cyst: It sounds to me like you might have a sebaceous cyst. These are generally not serious, but can sometimes become infected, which may account for the occasional aches. The fact that it has been stable for 1 year is reassuring but if it were to change in size, shape or consistency or to form an abscess you definitely should be examined
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Last updated Jul 26, 2018

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