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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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My baby has little lump is his neck.Is it the sign of lungs problem, please help?

My baby has little lump is his neck.Is it the sign of lungs problem, please help?

Lymph Nodes: Lymph nodes are soft bumps like tiny bb's that have chains throughout our body. They are there to protect that particular area. The lump is only noteworthy if other symptoms like persistent fever, cough/congestion is worsening. If the lump is larger than a penny, red, hot & swollen-seek medical attention. Most will take up to 6 weeks to resolve! the lump is deemed to be "reactive" & not a problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Lump At Front Of Neck (Definition)

Swelling prominent in anterior part of the neck, such ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
52 years in practice
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Lump in neck of my baby just below her chin?

Midline swelling?: If the lump is in the midline it may be remnant of thyroid development. It is known as thyroglossal cyst.If this be the case see your pediatrician and discuss the problem with him. If the lump is on the side of the neck it may be a lymph gland resulting from a old or upper respiratory infection. Again see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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What could cause this very painful lump in neck?

What could cause this very painful lump in neck?

A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Glassman
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Which medicine is best if I have difficult to sallow saliva feeling lump in neck?

Which medicine is best if I have difficult to sallow saliva feeling lump in neck?

See your physician.: It is always best to evaluate the cause of a problem before taking any medicine for symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What could cause a pea sized lump in neck?

What could cause a pea sized lump in neck?

Lots of things : There are many different things that can present this way. The most common is an enlarged lymph node. I would recommend an md visit if the issue doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Board Certified, Rheumatology
35 years in practice
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Why would one have neutropenia and lump in neck?

Why would one have neutropenia and lump in neck?

May be unconnectedor: May not be related or could indicate a disorder suppressing neutrophils - e.g., lupus, lymphoma. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Schneider
Board Certified, General Surgery
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I have a lump in neck after left thyroidectomy. What can it be?

I have a lump in neck after left thyroidectomy. What can it be?

How soon?: For the first month or two after thyroid surgery you can have "inflammation and scar tissue" leading to the area feeling "lumpy". You can also have lymph nodes which will react to the surgery. If the area is red warm and tender it might be an infection. You should bring it to the attention of your surgeon. If it has been years since your surgery... Get an appointment to be seen for follow-up. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Owens
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Small lump in neck, how likely to be lymphoma?

Small lump in neck, how likely to be lymphoma?

Unlikely: It is more likely to be swelling of a lymph node from non-cancerous causes. There are other possibilities especially depending on the location on the neck. ...Read more

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Dr. Christine Norton
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Can a small lump in neck that's moveable considered lynphoma? Does size indicate if it's lynphoma? I've been losing weight

Can a small lump in neck that's moveable considered lynphoma? Does size indicate if it's lynphoma? I've been losing weight

Not necessarily : Lymph nodes are everywhere in your body and act as filters help your immune system function properly. They can filter foreign particles such drainage from allergies, infection or cancer cells. They can become inflamed or enlarged.An enlarged node's size doesn't tell whether it is more likely or not to be cancerous. further tests such as a CT or biopsy. Neck lump poss thyroid nodule. Appt needed ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Hard lump in neck that feels like grissle - muscle?

Hard lump in neck that feels like grissle - muscle?

A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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