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Lump above the adams apple?

Lump above the adams apple?

See below: Most likely either the hyoid bone or a thyroglossal duct cyst. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a throat infection leave a lump above the adams apple?

Please tell me, could a throat infection leave a lump above the adams apple?

See your PCP: If it does not go away in two weeks, it would be best if you visited a doctor in order to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I have really small lump above adams apple?

I have really small lump above adams apple?

Lymph node: It may be a lymph node. Or a normal anatomical structure like the hyoid bone. Best solution is to see an ENT surgeon to make sure it's ok. ...Read more

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My 10 year old son has suddenly developed a very painful lump just above his adams apple. What could this be?

My 10 year old son has suddenly developed a very painful lump just above his adams apple. What could this be?

Infected cyst: It sounds like an infected thyroglossal duct cyst. He needs to see his pediatrician who would confirm it and refer him to an ear nose and throat specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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Hi so recently over the past two days I have developed a small egg shaped lump right above my adams apple. Should I Be worried?

Hi so recently over the past two days I have developed a small egg shaped lump right above my adams apple. Should I Be worried?

See your doctor: Possibilities include a thyroglossal duct cyst (which can enlarge when infected), laryngocele, enlarged lymph node, and other less common problems. This needs evaluation and possibly imaging such as ultrasound or CT. ...Read more

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My 14 yr old so. Has a. Marble size hard immovable lump just above his Adams Apple to the left. It has been there for 3 months and he doesn't think it has grown. It is not painful. Should I continue to wait or get him in immediately?

My 14 yr old so. Has a. Marble size hard immovable lump just above his Adams Apple to the left.  It has been there for 3 months and he doesn't think it has grown.  It is not painful.  Should I continue to wait or get him in immediately?

Probably benign node: If he doesn't have additional big nodes under his arm pits and groin, and is otherwise in good shape, you can watch it till his next appointment to get it checked out. These probably are Mandibular nodes from enlarged tonsils and other common frequent infections in the head and neck region. Fir his age, EBV is a common culprit. ...Read more

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