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Lump On Back Of Neck For Years
I have a pea sized hard lump on my left side, back of the neck about 1" from my hairline. No pain and it's under my skin. Had for couple months?
[probably acne cyst: Since it is not inflamed you can ignore it. No attention indicated unless it becomes larger, tender, or drains. ...Read more
Have palpable lymph node on back of neck for few months. And rather large lump on back of head for a year believed to be lymph nod. Should i concern?
I have neck pain on the back side of my neck near my back on the bones. I keep getting some sort of neck pain every month. (usually stiff neck)?
Marble size lump in back of neck on right side at hairline, more towards centre of neck, noticed a few months ago, hasn't grown and no pain or tender?
14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? 14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause?
One is really large about midway down back of neck on right side of spine and is approx. 2-3cm in
Hard lump in back of neck one inch from hairline in trapezius or between sternocleidomastoid. Have had for a year and I tense my shoulders, what is it?
Many possibilities: How big? increasing in size? painful? history of infections? history of cancer? how deep? what does it feel like? swollen lymph nodes in the area? redness to the skin? does it move or is it fixed in position? drainage? fever? itching? fatigue? Large number of possibilities, benign cyst, fatty lump (lipoma), enlarged lymph node would be common, have a doctor check it. Most serious, but rare, cancer ...Read more
I have daily headaches for 5 months on the top left side of my head and swollen nontender lymph nodes on the same side of my neck. Help!
Headache specialist: New Daily Persistent Headache. It has been suggested that this headache may be related to immune changes possibly related to the Epstein-Barr or similar virus but this hypothesis needs further investigation. Fortunately, these headaches are mostly self-limiting. See headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Had psoriasis for years &very mild on back of scalp. 3 weeks ago I noticed small hard lump one side back of head/neck lymph node. Related? Not tender
Hey I've had a bulge on the right side of my spine, on my neck, for over four years now. I get very bad neck pain which causes migraines. Any ideas?
Bulge for 4 years?: See your doctor and have this identified. Do you mean scoliosis (lateral curve that appears as a hump or bulge?) Or a mass that you've had for 4 years? This needs to be seen by your doctor if it's causing you to have migraines, neck pain or anything else. Without a physical exam, we can't tell you you're diagnosis, but your doctor can! So time for a check up. ...Read more
I have a swollen lump on the side of my neck and white spots on the back of my throat. Sore throat - this has been there for two weeks
Infections/ HIV: With sore throat and lump on the side of neck, whether tender or non- tender, possibilities of a pharyngitis with enlarged cervical lymph nodes or a strep throat is there. White spots on the back of throat, could be because of a candidia infection, which may be due to immune deficiency and even HIV should be included in the differential diagnosis. Please consult your pcp. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a swollen knot on my left side of my neck. It's back towards the back of my neck. Any concern?
I've had a rash on my back for 4 days now and today I noticed a marble sized lump under my skin on the back of my neck on the bottom right side. ?
I woke up a few days ago to find a small hard unmovable lump on my lower, back head and a movable small lump on the back left lower side of my neck?
?nodes: These may be enlarged lymph nodes in the posterior neck chains. In the absence of other symptoms like a rash in the neck or scalp, or viral like syndrome, we would simply recheck these in a week to see if they're receding or enlarging or whether new nodes have appeared. In case of the latter, your MD would order appropriate tests which could include a biopsy. ...Read more
I have purple patches on the base of my tongue when i look with a mirror. Swollen lymph nodes for 6 month and pain on the back bottom of neck 41f.Help?
Multiple: You describe multiple problems that may or may not be associated. Purple patches at base of tongue may be your sublingual veins (normal). Swollen lymph nodes and sore neck may be due to chronic infection (teeth, gums, bone, sinuses, etc.) have an examination at your dentist, and ask your physician to refer you to an ear/nose/throat specialist. ...Read more
I doubt it: Unless the lump is tender it is not the cause of your headaches. See a doctor and have the lump evaluated. It is likely to be a cyst. ...Read more
I have pain on the left side of my neck (where my caratoid artery is) travels to the base of the back of my neck. Been happening for 2 months now.Why?
The past 3-4months had swollen nodes on the left side of body. Armpit, back of neck and underjaw. below earlobe has a hard are like a bone under a node?
Needs Evaluation: Lymph node enlargement as you describe needs evaluation by a physician. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
52 yr old female with a lot of stress for 4 yrs and having tightning pain in back of neck on left side under skull since 1 week ago and getting more painful radiating behind left ear and cheekbone. Most pain from neck under skull?
Stress: Most likely. I would see see your pcp to make sure. ...Read more
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