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Woke up with 2 big, noticeable, painful lumps on the back/left side of my neck. What are they?

Woke up with 2 big, noticeable, painful lumps on the back/left side of my neck. What are they?

Inflammed Lymph node: The lymph nodes of the back of the neck drain the lymph fluid from the scalp area. So often when patients complain of this situation we check to make sure they don't have a lesion on the scalp. But otherwise it can be caused by a number of other things. If they don't resolve or get bigger, they should be seen, antibiotics my be necessary. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a large lump at top spine?

Is it normal to have a large lump at top spine?

Maybe: If you are referring to the where the neck joins the trunk, yes. The lowest bone in the neck (c7) has a prominent spinous process, a projection where muscles attach. It is normal to be able to feel its tip. C2 is also large; it can be felt in some folks; it is just below the back of the skull. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this large lump on the back of my head?

I need advice on what to do with this large lump on the back of my head?

Head lump: This really depends on what it is. Very difficult to provide advice without this information. May be from bone, hair, skin, blood vessel, etc... ...Read more

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I have noticed back of tongue there are big and small lumps at back of and back (on side) of tongue. Is that normal?

I have noticed back of tongue there are big and small lumps at back of and back (on side) of tongue. Is that normal?

Can be: Your tongue looks like it has hair upon closer inspection and there are crevices. When you get a virus or other irritation like allergies you can get noticeable lumps on your tongue. As long as this is transient it should not be a problem ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my neck (right side), does not hurt but lump is very big sometimes my neck feel stiff.?

I have a lump on the back of my neck (right side), does not hurt but lump is very big sometimes my neck feel stiff.?

One lump of suger: Usual painless lump in the neck is a lipoma if it is soft, moveable and under the skin. However it should not cause your neck to be stiff. Check it out with a general practice doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hello, is it normal to have very small lumps on the front/middle of the tongue and larger ones on the back the same color as the tongue?

Hello, is it normal to have very small lumps on the front/middle of the tongue and larger ones on the back the same color as the tongue?

Hard to answer: This is hard to tell without seeing them. There are some larger lumps at the back of the tongue that are normal. They are taste buds, There are also normal bumps on front of tongue called papillae. Look at some pictures of bumps on tongue on google and if yours do not look like this then see your doctor or dentist for exam. ...Read more

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I have a large hard lump by my lower spine, left side, doesn't move and won't go away, and is very painful and hurts to touch. What is this?

I have a large hard lump by my lower spine, left side, doesn't move and won't go away, and is very painful and hurts to touch. What is this?

Be seen: I would definitely be seen just to make sure it is not cancerous. That being said, the most common thing we will see is an inflamed bursa over the sacroiliac joint, known as a bursitis. When the bursa becomes inflamed it can become tender and swollen. ...Read more

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Good evening, I'm female fourty years old, im a smoker and I have burning feeling and big lump on my upper right middle of my back. What can it be?

Good evening, I'm female fourty years old, im a smoker and I have burning feeling and big lump on my upper right middle of my back. What can it be?

Hard to say: But things that I would worry about that could cause this are an infected or inflamed cyst. You could also have a skin abscess. There are other things it could be to besides what I mentioned. Without seeing it, it really is difficult to be more specific. Your best bet is to be evaluated in person. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a big lump on the back of my neck prior to this I had 2 same size lumps on ea side that were all painfull & went away on their own weeks apart.

I have a big lump on the back of my neck prior to this I had 2 same size lumps on ea side that were all painfull & went away on their own weeks apart.

See ENT for consult: All suspicious lumps n the back of the neck require an ENT examination to try to find the primary source. See ENT for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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2 lumps on either side if my lower spine which big they move when pressure is applied to them and hurt when standing less painful when bending foward?

Schmorl's: Nodules, related to back injury. You must be seen and evaluated by your PCP or orthopedic surgeon and you will need an MRI to diagnose these areas. ...Read more

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I have a large hard lump he size of a apple at the base of my spine??

Be seen: That is pretty large and not really consistent with any normal anatomic structure in that area. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Been experiencing large clusters of lumps on the far back of tongue for 3 weeks. Any advice/insight is appreciated.

Been experiencing large clusters of lumps on the far back of tongue for 3 weeks. Any advice/insight is appreciated.

Lumps in tongue: Are they stable in size?, create swallowing problems, pain, difficulty in breathing, or in clearing tracheal secretions? The causes are multiple. You should see an ENT specialist, he may do a biopsy. The time is to long usually by now most are in process of remission.
Lie bumps are little red or white bumps on the tongue. They may form due to stress, hormones, particular foods.
Canker sores are another form of tongue bumps. They typically get better within 10 days without treatment.
Most bumps on the tongue aren’t serious, but some may be cancerous
Lie bumps (transient lingual papillitis)
Canker sores (aphthous ulcers)
Squamous papilloma
Syphilis
Scarlet fever
Traumatic fibroma
Lymphoepithelial cysts
Glossitis
Mouth Cancer ...Read more

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I have 2 large lumps in the lymph-node on the back/right side of my neck. (been there for a while) should I be worried?

I have 2 large lumps in the lymph-node on the back/right side of my neck. (been there for a while) should I be worried?

See a doctor: Generally, if enlarged lymph nodes (if that is what they are), which have been present and unchanged for some time, are harmless. On the other hand it would be very comforting to be seen by a doctor who can examine these and tell you whether they need to be biopsied. Suspect all will come out fine. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my head about the size of a large pea and I can move it around can you please tell me what it is?

I have a lump on the back of my head about the size of a large pea and I can move it around can you please tell me what it is?

Sebaceous cyst: Sebaceous cysts are are blocked oil glands in the skin. The may go away by themselves. They may get infected and be treated with antibiotics or may need to be surgically removed. See your physician to determine the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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I've had a hard lump on the back of my neck for about a year. It doesn't move, its not painful and its getting larger. Most likely cancerous?

See below: You need to have this examined and removed. See a physician. Your question cannot be answered without examining this lump. ...Read more

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I am 21 years old and my head is deformed and I got a big lump back of my head I need your help. What I need to do for my head to become normal?

Seek consulttion: It is hard to know what it recommend without a photo and consultation. A (facial)plastic surgeon with craniomaxillofacial experience would be appropriate. The best treatment will depend on the nature and degree of your deformity, . Good luck! ...Read more

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My anus has a very large lump growing out of it that I can push back in and it pops back out and hurts. I think it's my rectom It grows from deep in?

My anus has a very large lump growing out of it that I can push back in and it pops back out and hurts. I think it's my rectom It grows from deep in?

Sound like: A"classical" HEMORRHOID! See diagram!

You may need to have this treated if its very large or painful or is bleeding! Ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral to a surgeon who treats these. There are many new methods which are minimally "invasive"

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a large round lump on the back of my neck it doesn't hurt and it moves if pressed on. Is this a sign of a serious condition or is it cosmetic?

I have a large round lump on the back of my neck it doesn't hurt and it moves if pressed on. Is this a sign of a serious condition or is it cosmetic?

Lipoma or cyst: The most common causes of a painless soft lump in that area are lipoma (a benign fat tumor) and epidermal cyst (a benign cyst that forms when cells from the top skin layer go deeper). If it's large, it's probably been there for a long time - so I would suggest seeing your doctor, who will make sure it is not something more unusual and potentially more of a problem. ...Read more

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Some sort of brown stuff all over tongue with much more at the back. Can scrape off but more comesback. Large red lumps all over tongue. What is this?

Some sort of brown stuff all over tongue with much more at the back. Can scrape off but more comesback. Large red lumps all over tongue. What is this?

Brown tongue: Is usually caused by plaque, staining, debris, bacteria especially in patients that smoke & drink lots of coffee. Red bumps are probably normal of more likely inflamed papillae (taste buds). Just like you have to brush\floss your teeth & shower or bath every day, you should use a tongue blade to keep your tongue clean. All this is conjecture, see your own dentist for exam & accurate appraisal. ...Read more

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I have big lumps on the back on both of my testicles, what can it be?

I have big lumps on the back on both of my testicles, what can it be?

See your doctor: Your doctor can perform an exam and tell you what is normal and not normal. You should learn how to do self testicular exams every month. What you are feeling is likely your epididymis (on both sides) which is where sperm is stored on its way from the testicle to the vas deferens and finally out the urethra. The only person who can confirm this is your doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter has a large lump at the back of her ear?

My daughter has a large lump at the back of her ear?

Lump: The lump behind her ear is a lymph node as a result of an upper respiratory cold nothing serious. ...Read more

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I have a large lump right at the back of my tongue. What should I do?

I have a large lump right at the back of my tongue. What should I do?

See MD: This would need to be evaluated by your primary care physician or ENT specialist. Unfortunately we can't diagnose these situations over the internet. It requires a one on one personal clinical examination. ...Read more

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I have a large lump at the back of my neck about the size of half an apple! Any idea?

I have a large lump at the back of my neck about the size of half an apple! Any idea?

Needs eval: That is a large area and it should be looked at. It maybe a fatty tumor but also cancer it lymphoma. Needs to be eval and biopsy is rec. ...Read more

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The bony lump in the back of my head seems rather large, and has grown quite a bit the last few months. What does it mean?

The bony lump in the back of my head seems rather large, and has grown quite a bit the last few months. What does it mean?

It means...: ...That you could have one of a textbook full of things going on, most of which are benign. There are exceptions, however, so please call your physician now for an examination. ...Read more