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Lump Between Neck And Shoulder
My husband has a lump on the right side between his neck and shoulder....when touched it moves around. ..he says its hurts when touched or moved?
I have a little lump on the lower right side of my neck. My neck has been very stiff and I have knots in my back by my shoulder blades. Is it a knot?
Have them checked: The differential will include cyst, lipomas and infectious etiology. ...Read more
I have a lump on my upper part of my back and I had a lot of pain in my shoulder and my neck what could it be?
Lot of possibilities: There are a number of possibilities for the cause of your symptoms. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?
Yes, see a doctor: You should have this evaluated. It could be a lymph node or possible a mass. It may also be related to an infection. ...Read more
I have hard marble sized lumps on the bottom area if my neck, and have now developed a rash on the back of my neck and shoulder. What could this be?
See profile/health info pic. Back of neck where shoulder & neck meet is more prominent & firm than other side. No lumps - could it b swollen lymph nod?
May be neck muscle: If it is really behind the neck, it isn't likely to be a gland. The glands are mainly on the front side of the neck. One of the larger back of the neck muscles may be larger than the other side, or may be swollen from being over used. This muscle is called the trapezius, if you want to look it up and confirm that is where the swelling is at. ...Read more
I have a small lump the size of lentil that moves and hurts when touched between my shoulder and neck. What is it?
May be a lymph node: Might be a node, which will swell if infection nearby or irritated, or other process going on. Should be seen, as might need needle or excision biopsy, particularly if painful. See a dr. ...Read more
I have a lump on my left back shoulder that seems to be related to the muscle. It hurts when I turn my neck right in the lump area.
Small moveable lump on bottom left side of neck, just above my shoulder. Doesn't hurt. So worried : (what could it be? Should I be worried??
It could b a: Lymph node from a prior infection that didn't shrink back down to normal. If u carefully search, U may find a few others. To be safe, show ur doc at next visit. If it grows or changes, or U find multiple lumps, make an appointment. A lot of manipulation may make it tender. ...Read more
I have lump on my neck and shoulder and the shoulder lump in kinda hurting know and I had the neck lump for about a month. What can it possibly be?
My wife age31 having small lump on left side on lowerhead or just above neck. Itsbetter but pain in her left under shoulder to finger is there. Advic?
Arm pain: The arm pain most likely is unrelated to the lump which could be a cyst, ingrown hair or inflamed lymph gland due to some scalp irritation or inflammation. The arm symptom suggests a nerve impingement from a spur or disc in the region of a neck vertebra. A physician or a neurologist would be able to advise her after an examination. ...Read more
Large hard lump in middle of my back, directly in the center, between shoulder blades. No pain where lump is, muscle to the left, neck and shoulder ar?
See a doctor: How long have you had it? You should have it looked at by a doctor, but the most common thing there is lipoma, which we leave alone if it doesn‘t bother you. However, we never truly know what it is unless we remove it and do a biopsy. If someone tells me it has been present for years, I just leave it alone. ...Read more
Small 1 CM lump where neck meets shoulder, firat noticed over a month ago. Painless, underskin down toward the muscle. Is 14 years old.
See your doctor: This could represent a swollen lymph node if it's closer to the neck. However, given that it's 1 cm and persists, this should be evaluated in person by a doctor. It might require x-ray imaging or even biopsy to ensure that it's benign and not representative of some kind of malignancy. Don't panic, just be cautious and have it evaluated soon. ...Read more
Had 2 shoulder surgeries cuff/imp repair over yr later extreme pain still and the lump at blade and neck getting bigger. So much pain why?
Need an exam:
You need an examination by a doctor who understands pain from muscle and injured fascia, and treatment by a doctor who understands how to help you optimize your nutrition and use platelet rich plasma and infrared light to help your body heal.
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I found a hard non mobile lump under the skin that is on my upper back it is painful to the touch. It is where the shoulder and neck meet.?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. See doc for proper diagnosis because it could be more serious. ...Read more
How can I tell if a lump in my neck is dangerous? It is not in the usual place for lymph nodes. It is closer to where my neck and shoulder meet.
Neck mass/lump: There are a lot of characteristics of concerning or worrisome lumps in the neck. You do have lymph nodes throughout your neck, including the area you are describing. If the lump is hard or rubbery and non-tender, this is concerning. If it seems stuck and not very mobile when you push on it, these are also concerning signs. Ultimately, any neck mass should be evaluated by a practitioner. ...Read more
Lump on the middle of the left lower neck (two weeks since noticed). Recent low level neck/shoulder pain, Headaches & Potential swollen shoulder.?
See doctor: This is something you really need to talk to your doctor about given that it has been present for over 2 weeks and you are having systemic symptoms. Don't delay ...Read more
I feel a little lump on the left side back of my neck kinda where the shoulder and back of neck meet....and not sure if there is a gland there? And ma
Lump: If this is something you have just noticed you must see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
I have a mass that has been there between my shoulder and neck for 3 Now they are saying it is a mass could it be cancer it is causin numbness n pain?
Unknown: The only way to know for sure what the mass is, is to remove it and have the pathologist evaluated under a microscope. ...Read more
Hi I've had a stiff neck with lumps for the past 3days with sharp pulsating pain in my lower neck/top shoulder/ collarbone area?
3mm lump on the scalene muscle where my shoulder meets the neck. Feels rubbery, no pain, skin moves over it. I noticed it about a week ago, thanks?
Lesion: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
What could it be? I have pain on the back of my neck. The back of my neck hurts quite a bit. I don't feel any lumps or anything. It hurts specially on the right side, pain goes on to my right shoulder too. I'm taking Advil for the pain, it helps for a fe
Right: Right sided neck pain is probably coming from your facet joints or muscles in your neck. I would recommend rest, hot shower and gently stretching your neck and continue taking advil (ibuprofen) as directed by your primary care doctor for couple days. Stop advil (ibuprofen) if you develop any sided effects such as stomach pain, bleeding, kidney problems or allergic reactions, but not limited to these problems. If the pain does not improve over the next couple days you should see your primary care doctor. Physical therapy is the usually the initial treatment for neck pain. Good luck! ...Read more
Moveable lump on neck of 9 yr old. Lower neck near shoulder. 3 weeks duration. Got at camp. Almond size.
Probably benign: Probably a reactive lymph node often 2ndary to trauma such as a scratch in that area or a bugbite. If nontender, not rock hard, movable and not growing, usually benign. But a doctor's exam can verify. ...Read more
I've had neck and shoulder pain for about a week now. I woke up this morning and I found a pea sized painful lump in my trap muscle.
Benign need Photo:
Neck and shoulder pain are probably not related to your new finding in the trap muscle.
It might be helpful to have someone take a picture of the lump. Furnucle, lipoma are two benign conditions that might be there.
Over the counter med like naprosyn or ibuprofen with food may help the overall neck and shoulder pain. Can purchase at customcaremedical. Com store.
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Have had a quiet large lump in my shoulder blade for a while and bad pain on and off. Pain travels to neck and arm. Does not move but grows in size?
Get exam: Only way to make a DX is with an exam ...Read more
Small red patch on my left shoulder towards my neck for three weeks. Feels a bit bruised on pressing but mostly just red. Not crusty no visible lumps?
Many hard lumps deep in sides of neck no movement when swallow pain radiates to shoulder when pressing ongoing for months some visible when head turne?
Please have it: Looked at. No harm in having the evaluation. There maybe substantial harm in waiting though. ...Read more
Lymph nodes?: The lumps you describe sound like swollen lymph nodes (or glands). They could be a response to the rash. Sometimes a rash can indicate an infection, one of the common reasons for swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
I have a bumpy red rash that is turning purple, and about 3 lumps on my neck. Also have neck and shoulder pain. It burns at times.
Needs evaluation: Please see your Primary Care as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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