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I Have A Lump In The Back Of My Throat On The Left Side What Could It Be
No simple answer: You need to check this out promptly....A good ENT can help resolve the question by a careful examination. ...Read more
I have strange ear/jaw/throat symptoms. Hard lump to the side of the tragus. Typical swimmers ear symptoms except lump. It is hard and jaw hurts a bit. Mostly getting better on own but lump is scary!!
I am unable to give : you a diagnosis without actually seeing the lump and performing certain tests. Is it towards the jawline, fevers? Is the lump diminishing as your ear gets better? if yes then monitor if it continues for more than 2 weeks, I recommend visiting your primary for a thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back of only left side of what I believe is my lingual tonsils in my throat feels as if there is a huge lump while swallowing has been for weeks ??
Get An Exam: Yeah,feels weird, right?If by"lingual tonsils"you mean little bumps on the back of your tongue, that's right, tonsil tissue is scattered on the top of the tongue back there & like any tonsil tissue can swell if it is revved-up for some reason, like inflammation,infection or some foreign material stuck back there.Some people are just unlucky enough to have big ones for no reason. Get it checked out ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when i swallow . It also makes crates alot of saliva?
Normal lymph node: We have lymph nodes scattered throughout our body & they are often detected in the neck where they sit on top of neck muscles. These nodes are little fluid strainers that take body lymph & remove stray germs and debris from things like bug bites. They are often pea sized at rest & grow to dime sized when working. Within 2-3 wks they often shrink back down unless they are stimulated further. ...Read more
My 17 year old son has a pea size
lump on the back of his neck under the skin it doesn't move it's just below hairline left side. What could this be?
Possible cyst: Some individuals have a prominent point at the base of the skull bone in the midline in the back, and could feel like a nodule .Other likely diagnosis would be a sebaceous cyst, which arises from a hair follicle. They are benign and do not need to be removed unless iinfected, or painful, or continue to enlarge, in which case an excision is important to identify the true nature of the nodule ...Read more