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I have a lump in my neck what could this be ?

I have a lump in my neck what could this be ?

See your PCP: There are many different causes. Some are concerning and need immediate attention, others will resolve on their own. Most of the time if it is not associated with an obvious cause (like infection), ultrasound is used to image the area and differentiate between solid and cystic etiology. The lump should be examined by a pcp and he or she will determine the work up necessary. ...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 could be a neck mass found a couple of months after car accident?

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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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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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

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Neck mass, what can it be, scar tissue?

See a Doctor: A neck mass can be serious so please get checked. I can't tell what a mass is unless i examine a patient and that is hard to do over the internet. It could be a swollen lymph node and that could be from an infection or from cancer so don't fool around. Good luck! ...Read more