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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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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