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Hard Painful Lump In Neck
My 5 y/o has a super ball sized, hard, painful, lump on neck near chin. Does the pain suggest that this is probably an infection?
Possible cyst: It could be an infection if it is hot and red. If not then it could be a thyroglossal duct cyst. See your doc. ...Read more
Hard slightly painful lump on neck behind ear, looks all over blue/ dark purple colour. Had for 2 weeks and had nose bleeds for the last 5 days too.
There has been a hard, very painful lump in my neck under my TMJ joint for 2 years. It has recently doubled in size. What should I do?
Hard, non painful small lump in my neck under my lymph nodes. Any ideal what this? MRI showed no concern on it.
I have a golf ball sized, hard, fixed, non painful lump in my neck underneath my earlobe. It does not protrude but can be felt when u touch my neck.
That's not good: The normal hard lumps in the neck are bones, which are symmetrical (left side is the same as right side). Any other newly-found hard lump should be evaluated as soon as the doctor is available (within a few days to a week). At the bottom of the earlobe is the mastoid bone. If one side (either left or right) is much bigger than the other side, that is not normal and needs evaluation. ...Read more
Child has painful lump in neck, painful swallowing, coughing blood for 18 months. Chest xrays clear. Gerd + asthma meds not helping. What could it be?
Many possibilities.: 18 months is a long time for a child to be ill without a formal diagnosis. Sometimes blood with coughing is actually from the tonsils or sinus drainage, so look to the head as well as the chest and esophagus. After ENT exam, more thorough pulmonary studies like CT scan or bronchoscopy may be indicated, as well as GI endoscopy to assess esophageal inflammation like EE. ...Read more
Hard immovable lump in neck...Causing pain in neck and chest.Left lower part of neck, have to push hard to feel it not on other side of neck ?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor. This is something that should be checked out asap. ...Read more
What are the chances of a hard immovable bone like lump in neck turn out begnin? Not a cyst or infection
Hard lump in neck immovable, causing pain in chest and neck have to push to feel it feels like bone, but don't have it on other side burning itch ?
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Craniotomy nov '11 meningioma, small residual tumor left. Hard lump in neck afterwards. U/s indicates hypoechoic nodule. Tsh norm. Concern warranted?
Hard lump in neck CT scan with contrast came back unremarkable, what can this be? Can this still be cancer? With clear ct?
Lump in neck itching in chest doctor said its related to deviated septum i don't believe him lump is hard like a bone in a lot of pain ?
I have a hard lump in neck didn't show of CT with contrast, have neck and shoulder pain, can you feel a bulging disc? Do they get rock hard like a bone
Can throat cancer be detected during a upper endoscopy for gerd? Does gerd increase the risk of throats cancer? I'm 24 and I feel a hard lump in neck
Not detected: GERD requires lower endoscopy and on rare occasion reaches vocal cord area causing laryngopharyngitis , that part of the pharynx behind the voice box. Throat cancer involves nasopharynx. oropharynx and to some degree hypopharynx, all areas essentially missed on lower endoscopy. An oral, digital exam can detect pharyngeal Ca mostly by palpation and then bx. If lump in neck have it checked. ...Read more
Call physician: Anytime a lump develops, it is important to have it checked out to determine what it is and if any treatment is needed. This could be a thyroid problem. ...Read more
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