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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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I feel a small pea size movable lump a bit above my adams apple and it moves when i press it No other symptoms What could it be?

I feel a small pea size movable lump a bit above my adams apple and it moves when i press it
No other symptoms 
What could it be?

Lump on neck: It's probably a lymph node. Usually if they move easily, they are not worrisome. The lymph nodes in the neck are close to the skin surface and are easy to feel. Reasons to see a doctor would be if it keeps getting larger, if it gets red and tender, if you get night sweats or weight loss. If you smoke, stop! ...Read more

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Lump in neck on adams apple. Should i be concerned?

Lump in neck on adams apple. Should i be concerned?

Call physician: Anytime a lump develops, it is important to have it checked out to determine what it is and if any treatment is needed. This could be a thyroid problem. ...Read more

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I have a very small (It's not visible, you have to push down a bit to feel it) lump on the left side of my windpipe below my adams apple. Causes?

I have a very small (It's not visible, you have to push down a bit to feel it) lump on the left side of my windpipe below my adams apple. Causes?

Lymph node: This could be a lymph node. Usually lymph nodes become big due to infection and inflammation. If it remains or enlarges, please see a doctor. There are other causes also. Possibly this is a skin "furuncle " which is an infection of the hair follicle/root. Consult a physician if it doesn't go away or enlarges. ...Read more

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3 pea sized lumps in neck that come and go, right above my adams apple. What are they? Do I have cancer? Also they do not move

3 pea sized lumps in neck that come and go, right above my adams apple. What are they? Do I have cancer? Also they do not move

Maybe reactive nodes: This sounds like reactive lymph nodes. Do you have acne? Sometimes in people with skin problems and skin infections the lymph nodes in the neck will swell. You should discuss this with your doctor or see and ENT doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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