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What could a lump on my neck be?

What could a lump on my neck be?

NECK LUMP: Conditions that can cause neck swellings are: lymph adenitis secondary to infections, thyroid nodule, adenopathy due to cancers like lymphomas, sarcomas, infectious mono, tb.Etc. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my neck?

I have a hard lump on my neck?

Be seen: Lumps and bumps in the head and neck need to be evaluated as the possibilities are many. Your primary md is a good place to start or go straight to an ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on my neck?

What can cause a lump on my neck?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a dr. help me I have a lump on my neck?

Can a dr. help me I have a lump on my neck?

Probably.: Hi. Yes, a doctor probably can help you. Lumps on neck can be thyroid, lymph node(s), or other things. If you see a doctor and she/he is not sure, you may be sent for diagnostic tests and/or referral to a specialist. But it is likely a doctor can help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Small lump on my neck but I had it for years?

Small lump on my neck but I had it for years?

Any symptoms?: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor if there are any changes in the lump, e.g., enlargement, ulceration, bleeding or if other lumps appear. ...Read more

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I need to know what's this weird lump on my neck?

I need to know what's this weird lump on my neck?

Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender swollen lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a lump on my neck what could it be?

Please help! I have a lump on my neck what could it be?

Need more info: Please describe location, shape, size, color, and length of time to narrow the field. ...Read more

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What is the lump on my neck and should I get it checked out?

What is the lump on my neck and should I get it checked out?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I've got a hard lump on my neck very painful for past year. Help?

I've got a hard lump on my neck  very painful for past year. Help?

Neck lump.: If it's in the front of the neck or under jaw, it could be a salivary gland. Sometimes there are stones in the salivary duct causing this. If on the side, a lymph node is most likely. Lymph nodes swell with viral infections, but can be a presentation of something worse, a lymphoma. If it is growing it needs to be biopsied. If it comes and goes its its less urgent, but still needs a doctor visit. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my neck, i was told it was a fat tissue. But it's grown and is painful?

I have a lump on my neck, i was told it was a fat tissue. But it's grown and is painful?

See below: Lumps in the neck are common in young healthy patients and are usually enlarged lymph nodes after an infection. Generally speaking, see you doctor if it doesn't resolve in 3-4 weeks. You may need to have a biopsy or fine needle aspiration. ...Read more

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There's a small lump on my neck and it really hurts. I've had it for about three days now.

There's a small lump on my neck and it really hurts. I've had it for about three days now.

Neck lump: Given the acuity of the lump, it is probably a small abscess or a lymph node, secondary to a nearby infectious process. However, since you did not give ample detail, I am unable to say, unequivocally, whether the infection started in the throat, or just the scalp. ...Read more

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Painful lump, what could it be? I'm 23 years old and in fairly good health. I noticed a lump on my neck yesterday.

Painful lump, what could it be? I'm 23 years old and in fairly good health. I noticed a lump on my neck yesterday.

Probably inflamatory: Painful lumps in the neck occue due to throat infections. So if you have sore throat, then this lump is unlikely to be anything worrysome. But you need to watch it for 10-14 days. If it keeps growing(and does not start subsiding soon), you should get it checked by your family doctor or by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I've got a small lump on my neck that moves around and can see slightly by other people, I've had to for about 6 months now?

I've got a small lump on my neck that moves around and can see slightly by other people, I've had to for about 6 months now?

Neck lump: Hello~ it depends where the lump is and how big is it. If its on either side of the windpipe, its probably the thyoid. If is under the jaw, its probably a lymph or salivary gland. In far lateral neck probably a small sebaceous cyst. The only way to be certain is to let your doc check it .thanks ...Read more

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I woke up with a lump on my neck. its painful when I push on it. can you help me and maybe give me your opinion on what it might be?

I woke up with a lump on my neck. its painful when I push on it. can you help me and maybe give me your opinion on what it might be?

Need the info: The neck is a big place its like saying guess what city I am in Im on the map of the USA. Common causes would be a swollen pharyngeal tonsil associated with tonsillitis. See MD for a full exam. ...Read more