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Lump/ball in neck-under chin for a year. No pain and I can only feel it if I push down on it. It's maybe the size of a dime. What is it?
Lymph node: I think you should be checked for any mass under the chin. This may be a submandibular lymph node; however, you must have it checked to find out why it happpened. ...Read more
Not a lymph node?: Most people have at least one palpable lymph node in the neck. If it's just a tiny bit tender, isn't growing rapidly, isn't fixed to surrounding structure, and isn't stony-hard, and is less than an inch across, should be safe to ignore. A physician's office visit is in order otherwise. ...Read more
Likely abscess: This sounds very much like an abscess which is a pocket of bacterial infection. These need to be drained by a doctor which is the only way to treat them effectively. Antibiotics will have little to no effect on an abscess except perhaps helping to buy time and prevent worsening until it can be drained. An abscess should be treated promptly at a primary care office, urgent care center or ER. ...Read more
Should my back hurt? At my softball game last thursday I was the catcher... A pop fly was hit between me and the third basemen and we collided at full speed... Let's just say we both flipped. But caught the ball.... Immediately my neck started to hurt an
See your doctor: If you had a sports injury, there are lots of sports medicine clinics, but any primary care provider can assess you and get xrays if necessary. Both for the sake of your health, and for insurance and liability issues later you need to get a physical examination and whatever else is needed as suggested by the exam asap. ...Read more
Lymph node: This is probably and enlarged lymph node if it persist, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
The last week ive had pain right below jaw and chin now today I feel a pea size ball under skin neck its tender. Any advice?
Lymph node: What you are describing could be an inflamed submental lymph node. Lymph nodes can be painful if you have an infection. Infections from the lower lip, floor of the mouth, teeth, salivary gland, tip of the tongue and the skin of the cheeks all can affect the submental lymph node. I suggest seeing your doctor to find out where the infection is coming from. ...Read more
What is this? I have two round balls growing inside towards the side of my neck one ball is bigger then the other you can't see it only feel it when you touch it and it doesn't hurt do I need to remove it? Is it a tumor?
Your description is a bit confusing. Not sure what you mean Ã—Â´inside towards the side of youe neckÃ—Â´
the possibilities of what this balls mean is very broad.
You need to see an ear nose and throat dr. So he can examine you.
I would do it sooner than later.
Michel siegel, md. ...Read more
Good Question: Impossible to answer why in this forum. You should see a thyroid specialist- either an endocrinologist or a thyroid surgeon to help answer this question. ...Read more
Can being hit in neck with ball cause swollen lymph node? Above collarbone? I also have no symptoms out of the ordinary so... I'm getting scared
Yes: Lymph nodes can respond to local trauma. If it stays enlarged for more than a week or so, see your doctor. ...Read more
I got hit in neck with ball. Can it cause a swollen lymph node that last a mint and a half? Cancer? No crazy symptoms. Just a little paranoid. Help!
I feel a ball inside the left side of my neck. It moves around when I push it around it's wierd. What can this be. Haven't noticed any symptoms at all?
Reactive LN?: It is not unusual for a person to have occasional reactive lymph nodes that enlarge in response to infections and inflammation. Nodes in that area can react to dental or oral problems. Piercings that are removed often or irritated can cause this. It could also be a deep cyst, an enlarged salivary gland, and other things. You should get it checked. ...Read more
Uvula: If you mean in the back of your throat, is the uvula ...Read more
My 6 yr olds neck hurts to the touch and has a small ball like knot that moves around when you touch it. Feels swollen some too.
Common finding: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticeable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They usually return to resting size in 3-4 wks. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. ...Read more
Cyst: Cysts contain materail. Usually they are sebaceous and not dangerous. Rarely they represent a congenital or serious medical condition. Go to the skin doctor and get rid of it. ...Read more
I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?
See physician: If you have had this lump for several years and it is getting painful I would highly recommend seeing a physician sooner than later. ...Read more
Hi, I was just about to go to sleep and I had noticed that it feels like here is some sort of knot or ball in the right side of my neck, can you help?
It's not clear to me: From your description whether this knot is in a cervical muscle or is an enlarged lymph node. You also don't mention if it hurts or if you have other symptoms with it. I would like to give you some specific info but you didn't give us much to go on. Try again with more detail??? Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have a little ball in top of my collarbone, in neck, is that a inflammed nude or mass, Hurts when moves!
Ball on Collar bone:
The "ball" on your collar bone, is likely a knot which moves could be a lymph node or a cyst near your collar bone.
Would be helpful to know the size and color of this knot and any other associated symptoms. If it is hurting, it indicates some inflammation or infection for which a short course of anti inflammatory agent like Ibuprofen may be helpful. ...Read more
I have a hard small ball on the back on my on my neck right by my hair line? What could of be? Just poped up a few days ago.
Cyst vs tumor: Cyst (likely) vs tumor (likely) or lymph node (less likely). See MD soon. ...Read more
I can feel a movable ball like thing on my right jaw. It's pains when touched and pain is going down to my right neck area. Been 2 days?
I shot a ball into a high basket. I have no symptoms. I'm just worried about the umbilical cord being around my baby's neck. Do u think im fine?
Don't fret.: I don't think throwing a basketball will create a nuchal cord. ...Read more
Any idea what could cause a sudden swollen left neck (semi hard around the size of a ping pong ball) and swollen frenulum on both sides? For 24+ hrs
It could be: Tingling in the feet is common. 60% of tingling (usually both feet) comes from peripheral nerve (nerves in the foot) problems due to diabetes or another cause. One-sided tingling could be due to nerve compression from a spinal nerve in the back or even lower down in the leg. Vitamin deficiencies, e.g. B12 can cause, along with liver/kidney/thyroid disease or toxins such as alcohol. Seek evaluation ...Read more