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When I tilt my head to the left and lift it up I feel a lump on my neck at the top right like right by the bone. is it an enlarged gland?

When I tilt my head to the left and lift it up I feel a lump on my neck at the top right like right by the bone. is it an enlarged gland?

Let someone examine: this lump. the word picture i currently have is not sufficient to help you. If you let a doc or nurse practitioner check this, they can guide you on wether it belongs there and is normal, or, if it is not normal and needs more study. ...Read more

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I had total thyrodectomy in dec 2012. On the right side of my neck i feel a small lump scar is sore my neck is tight and pulling is this normal ?

I had total thyrodectomy in dec 2012.  On the right side of my neck i feel a small lump scar is sore my neck is tight and pulling is this normal
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Yes this is common: Some intial tenderness and pulling from a thyroidectomy scar is normal. Sometimes there can be some tethering of the scar down to the windpipe that may pull when you swallow. Occasionally scar revision surgery can be helpful but you should wait at least 6 months- and perhaps up to 1 year- for the scar to mature. Sometimes an injection of cortisone can help the healing- ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Major concern. I feel a zit shaped bump/lump behind my neck/right below hair/at spinal nerves area!feels hard like could be a bone/lump. It's hard ?

Major concern. I feel a zit shaped bump/lump behind my neck/right below hair/at spinal nerves area!feels hard like could be a bone/lump. It's hard ?

See doctor: The description of bumps in neck area suggests that these may be swollen /enlarged glands called lymph glands .These glands become firm or hard and palpable , mostly due to infection or some other reason . You may get some sore throat and fever .Consult your doctor,get examined and treatment . ...Read more

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How do I increase my neck mass, strength for rugby?

How do I increase my neck mass, strength for rugby?

Lateral SCM presses: Side to side and front to back movements with weights will give you added muscle strength. Sit-ups, with your neck held up with also improve, besides doing exercises for the traps. However, overall conditioning and strengthening will add to these muscles as part of your preparation for sports or continuation in sports. Wear a helmet! ...Read more

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What would cause a neck mass in a 3 year old?

What would cause a neck mass in a 3 year old?

Lots of things.: Causes range from enlarged lymph node, cyst, abscess, enlarged thyroid, and scar tissue, to a tumor. It's best to have the doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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What could be a neck mass found a couple of months after car accident?

Neck Mass: If you have a neck mass go get it checked now! who knows if it is related to the accident or you have something else, i'm not going to specualte at to what it is, you need an examination and likely some radiology studies. ...Read more

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Can a neck mass found 2 months after a car accident be related to the accident?

Can a neck mass found 2 months after a car accident be related to the accident?

May be: After injury, it may be collection of blood called hematoma most of the time will resolve on its own , see your physician. ...Read more

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What is the probability that a 0.5 CM neck mass (hard but not rock hard) is cancer?it is on the right back side of the neck

What is the probability that a 0.5 CM neck mass (hard but not rock hard) is cancer?it is on the right back side of the neck

Hard to say: Unless an exam, lab work and possibly biopsy is done it is hard to give a probability of whether this is cancer. Characteristics of something cancerous are fixed masses, large, painful in nature. Should there be more concern please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more