A 24-year-old male asked:
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i have a pain located on the left side of the back of my neck. it feels like an hematoma but i haven't been injured. what could it be ?

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Get it checked: Many causes, could be a lymph node or collection under the skin like Lipoma (sac of oil)
Answered on May 13, 2017
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See doctor : It could be a lymph node or boil or sebaceous cyst or lipoma. Please see your doctor from r examination to confirm the diagnosis.
Answered on May 12, 2017
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Strain?: best to get evaluated. He/she will be able to tell you if you have enlarged lymph nodes? A tumor? An infection ? Tissue swelling ? Muscle strain. Start with a family or primary MD. if beyond their scope they ma refer you to a neck specialist
Answered on May 14, 2017

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