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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?

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

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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.

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.

Ok: Could be a cyst. If it is painless i would follow up with the doctor to see what the best imaging test is indicated. If it's just a cyst you may not need any testing this observation. ...Read more

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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.

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.

See specialist: You should see a specialist who may biopsy the area or get a radiological exam like a CT scan. This could be a lymph node or a mass in the tail of your parotid salivary gland ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

What are small red itchy bumps on back of neck symptoms of?

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

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What to do about huge lump on the back of the neck?

What to do about huge lump on the back of the neck?

Possible: swollen lymph node, cyst, abscess etc. Have it medically checked to identify and determine best treatment approach. Take care. ...Read more

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What would a lump on the back of the neck be ?

What would a lump on the back of the neck be ?

Med eval.: It could be a swollen lymph node, a cyst, a bug bite. It would have to be evaluated to be able to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Lump between shoulders on the back of the neck?

Lump between shoulders on the back of the neck?

Evaluation: you should see your doctor to be evaluated and find the cause of lump so be treated ...Read more