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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a pea sized pimple or lump under my skin it is a bit moving and is painful it is at my shoulder beside my neck on the left sidis that serious?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Andrew Berman
40 years experience
Unlikely- possible: Sometimes this can be dangerous, although usually not. The good news is that is is mobile. It could be anything from an infected hair follicle (most likely) to a cancer (less likely). Evaluation and diagnosis is provided by an ENT or general surgeon.
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