De pere, WI
A 20-year-old female asked:

I have a small lump/bump on the back of my neck near my hairline that i noticed 7/29/20its the size of a pea and is firm. it is very tender to the touch and is not raised or pus filled. it is mostly under the skin-concerned this might be cancerous?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Cancer: Not likely. If you continue to have fear see your physician. Good Luck
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