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Lump In Back Of The Neck Symptoms
My 8 year old has a lump on the back of her neck at the hair line, she says it hurts her, its movable there are no other symptoms, what could it be?
Cyst or Pimple: The most likely diagnosis is a cyst of the glands in the skin - these can get filled with cellular debris and infected...causing discomfort. A Pediatrician, Family Doctor or Dermatologist can usually make the diagnosis by taking a look at it. If it gets bigger or does not go away completely, I recommend you have it examined. If it is tender, try warm compresses while waiting to be seen. ...Read more
Noticed a small lima bean shaped lump on the base of my skull on the back of my neck on the left side. No pain or any symptoms.
Bloods came back- all fine regarding bloods and liver function. found a hard lump behind ear connected to my neck? i have minimal symptoms at the mo.
I have a lump behind my ear and has since moved towards the back of my neck. Early suggestions were lymphatic issues and AIDS symptoms but am clear?
Need evaluation: Not enough information to give specific advice, but it seems like you are describing enlarged lymph nodes in head and neck area? If so, general steps: If localized, with no other enlarged nodes>careful ENT evaluation>if normal>biopsy of suspicious nodes. If generalized lymphadenopathy> Any symptoms?>Blood tests + Chest X-Ray> if no answer> biopsy of suspicious nodes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son, 19, has a lump on the side/back of his neck and one behind his ear. They are sore to touch. No other symptoms. Does he need to be seen?
Probably lymph node: There are several lymph glands located within the structures of the neck & will vary in size from the size of a pea to much larger if stimulated.When stimulated they can enlarge quickly and feel tender to touch or compression. A visit with your dr during regular hours should separate the simple transient issues from those needing further tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out see less. ...Read more
8 week old son has two lumps on back of head/upper neck. About same distance apart and peasized. Cradle cap, eczema, no other symptoms. Thoughts?
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