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What might lead to 2 big lumps on 7year olds neck?

What might lead to 2 big lumps on 7year olds neck?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Woke up with 2 big, noticeable, painful lumps on the back/left side of my neck. What are they?

Woke up with 2 big, noticeable, painful lumps on the back/left side of my neck. What are they?

Inflammed Lymph node: The lymph nodes of the back of the neck drain the lymph fluid from the scalp area. So often when patients complain of this situation we check to make sure they don't have a lesion on the scalp. But otherwise it can be caused by a number of other things. If they don't resolve or get bigger, they should be seen, antibiotics my be necessary. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has got 2 big lumps in his balls, what could it be?

My boyfriend has got 2 big lumps in his balls, what could it be?

Some ideas: Many males don't find their own epididymis / spermatic cord and plexus, or don't recognize it as part of their normal equipment. Any other 'big' testicular mass calls for a physician's office visit. ...Read more

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How come I have big lumps in both breasts?

How come I have big lumps in both breasts?

Need 2 C Ur Doctor: Most women's breasts are "lumpy-bumpy", especially after pregnancies +/- breastfeeding. This is because most of the breast consists of fat; the islands of milk-producing tissue tend to consolidate and change in response to hormonal changes. This should be no cause for concern and this should improve after menopause. However, don't become complacent-any new lump warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has big lump on his head. What could it be?

My boyfriend has big lump on his head. What could it be?

Many things: A history & physical will help greatly in the true diagnosis. It could be a simple cyst, or a "hematoma/contusion" if he hit his head, or an infected pimple/abscess/hair follicle, etc. He should see a dr. And get the proper diagnosis, as the treatment will depend on it. Good luck ...Read more

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I did a biopsy in may and I can still feel a big lump. When will it go away?

I did a biopsy in may and I can still feel a big lump. When will it go away?

Ask your surgeon: It is hard to know from your question if the lump is what was biopsied (to see what it was) or if the lump is from the biopsy procedure. It would be unusual for a hematoma from a biopsy to persist from may to september, but if the biopsy was done to see what was in a pre-existing lump and there was no other treatment, it would still be there. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have noticed back of tongue there are big and small lumps at back of and back (on side) of tongue. Is that normal?

I have noticed back of tongue there are big and small lumps at back of and back (on side) of tongue. Is that normal?

Can be: Your tongue looks like it has hair upon closer inspection and there are crevices. When you get a virus or other irritation like allergies you can get noticeable lumps on your tongue. As long as this is transient it should not be a problem ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my neck (right side), does not hurt but lump is very big sometimes my neck feel stiff.?

I have a lump on the back of my neck (right side), does not hurt but lump is very big sometimes my neck feel stiff.?

One lump of suger: Usual painless lump in the neck is a lipoma if it is soft, moveable and under the skin. However it should not cause your neck to be stiff. Check it out with a general practice doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Good evening, I'm female fourty years old, im a smoker and I have burning feeling and big lump on my upper right middle of my back. What can it be?

Good evening, I'm female fourty years old, im a smoker and I have burning feeling and big lump on my upper right middle of my back. What can it be?

Hard to say: But things that I would worry about that could cause this are an infected or inflamed cyst. You could also have a skin abscess. There are other things it could be to besides what I mentioned. Without seeing it, it really is difficult to be more specific. Your best bet is to be evaluated in person. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left lower clitoris outside of the clitoris where all women love shaving to look sexy, just noticed it early this morning is big?

I have a lump on my left lower clitoris outside of the clitoris where all women love shaving to look sexy, just noticed it early this morning is big?

See Dr.: It is very tough to diagnose anything over the computer, so it is recommended for you to see your ob/gyn dr. For a vaginal evaluation and proper diagnosis. If you shaved that area, it could be an infected hair follicle that is becoming abscessed, and it may need to be incised and drained, and or treated with antibiotics. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a big lump on the back of my neck prior to this I had 2 same size lumps on ea side that were all painfull & went away on their own weeks apart.

I have a big lump on the back of my neck prior to this I had 2 same size lumps on ea side that were all painfull & went away on their own weeks apart.

See ENT for consult: All suspicious lumps n the back of the neck require an ENT examination to try to find the primary source. See ENT for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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2 lumps on either side if my lower spine which big they move when pressure is applied to them and hurt when standing less painful when bending foward?

Schmorl's: Nodules, related to back injury. You must be seen and evaluated by your PCP or orthopedic surgeon and you will need an MRI to diagnose these areas. ...Read more

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My 3 year old son been having big lumps to come in his head and turn into sores and when I press down on them he said it hurts. He have three. Please?

My 3 year old son been having big lumps to come in his head and turn into sores and when I press down on them he said it hurts. He have three. Please?

Head lesions: Spontaneous lesions on a child that are causing pain is a concern. Please take your child to a pediatrician to get this evaluated. To help you the most a physician needs to see the actual lesion and if needed perform a biopsy. ...Read more

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What is the big lump brytween my knuckles?

This will need to be: Checked medically to know. Sorry, can't diagnose it w this format. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my boob and its as big as a grape...?

I have a lump in my boob and its as big as a grape...?

Breast Lesion: This is likely a benign process given your young age, but given that rarely these may still represent a malignancy in a young person. See your physician for an exam and also a diagnostic ultrasound (or mr, if indicated). Often that can help guide treatment. Common benign processes in your age group are fibroadenoma, fibrocystic changes, intraductal papilloma, and fat necrosis among others. ...Read more

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What could cause a big lump in the neck?

What could cause a big lump in the neck?

Many: Could be allergies, infection, reaction, or cancer. Should seek medical attention if worse or not resolved in next 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Hit my head on a wall and still have a big lump. What can I do?

When?: A 'lump' is a scap hemorrhage qutside the brain and as such needs no particular treatment other than time, head injury can matter in old people. Those on anticoagulants and if it was associated with loss of consciousness or vomiting or iprolonged headache it should be investigated. Severe head trauma can be life threatening in the first 12 hours or so if accompany by a so called extradural hema. ...Read more

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I have big lumps under the skin on the face and neck, what are they?

I have big lumps under the skin on the face and neck, what are they?

These could be: Cysts, lipomas, or many other benign tumors, see dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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I have a lump in my tongue... It gets bigger and smaller... When it's big it hurts?

I have a lump in my tongue... It gets bigger and smaller... When it's big it hurts?

Fungiform Papilla: Fungiform papilla toward the back of the tongue can get inflammed and occasionally infected. This is typically benigh. There are a few more ominous things that it could typically be so I would definitely get it checked out, but don't stress out and lose sleep over it. ...Read more

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I have a big lump under my arm pit an its been there for three days its rick hard an it hurts what could this be?

I have a big lump under my arm pit an its been there for three days its rick hard an it hurts what could this be?

Lumpy pit: Could be an access which we see in clinic all the time. Your doctor will know how to deal with this. Could be an inflamed lymph node which is usually from your body fighting some infection, but needs to be followed closely to ensure it goes away. Put hot compresses on it tonight and let your doctor see you in the morning please. ...Read more

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My baby has lumps all around her body and the lumps have little pumps around the big lumps and some are scabbing?

My baby has lumps all around her body and the lumps have little pumps around the big lumps and some are scabbing?

Infection: See your pediatrician today. This is likely an infection and may require prescription medication. It is also probably contagious so keep the baby away from pregnant women, other babies or people with compromised immune systems (such as the elderly) until you know what it is. ...Read more

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L have lump under my arm quite painful I had 1 under same arm couple weeks ago but not as big and painful as this one?

L have lump under my arm quite painful I had 1 under same arm couple weeks ago but not as big and painful as this one?

Nodes or abscess: There may be inflamed lymph nodes in your armpit. Maybe you have an underlying infection brewing and this is the beginning of an abscess. You will need a proper examination by a doctor to determine the cause and get the correct treatment ...Read more

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I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?

I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?

See physician: If you have had this lump for several years and it is getting painful I would highly recommend seeing a physician sooner than later. ...Read more

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Lump on my forearm about two centimetres big was a soft lump is not soft anymore is quite painful when touching. What should I do?

Lump on my forearm about two centimetres big was a soft lump is not soft anymore is quite painful when touching. What should I do?

Cyst: Probably a sebaceous cyst or fibroma that you have contused and caused discomfort. It should gradually improve with the pain disappearing and becoming soft again. If it does not let your physician have a, look at it ...Read more

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Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?

Allergies: There is a lot of junk in ecstasy. It is not pure MDMA. The other junk in it can cause various allergic reactions to people. You have described one of them ...Read more

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I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.

I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.

Time to see Dr.: It is probably a common type of cyst, but it sounds like it's now become infected. Go see your gynecologist, family practice doctor, or planned parenthood-type clinic. Don't wait because once infected, they need to be treated. ...Read more

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I have rather big lumps in both of my breasts. I've had them since I was a teenager, so I never thought anything about them. Is that normal?

I have rather big lumps in both of my breasts. I've had them since I was a teenager, so I never thought anything about them. Is that normal?

Breast exam: An examination is needed to determine what might be happening. Your doctor can do a breast exam and refer you for a mammogram if needed. One should never assume that a breast mass is normal until it has been thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more

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I am 21 years old and my head is deformed and I got a big lump back of my head I need your help. What I need to do for my head to become normal?

I am 21 years old and my head is deformed and I got a big lump back of my head I need your help. What I need to do for my head to become normal?

Seek consulttion: It is hard to know what it recommend without a photo and consultation. A (facial)plastic surgeon with craniomaxillofacial experience would be appropriate. The best treatment will depend on the nature and degree of your deformity, . Good luck! ...Read more

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lump on my bikini line. Started to shrink then was big again (size of a chickpea)then shrunk again. It does not hurt just get pulling feeling?

Lymph node/infxn: Lumps on bikini line that increase or decrease in size can be a lymph node (if found in the crease between the leg and the pelvic region) or an infection of the hair follicle called folliculitis. Folliculitis are usually red spots that are painful/itchy while lymph nodes are typically rubbery and firm. One can get folliculitis with waxing/shaving the bikini line. ...Read more

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I have had a bug bite for 4 days. It is red/purple and is extremly painfull. There is a big lump and the tip of the bite is dark red. What should I do?

I have had a bug bite for 4 days. It is red/purple and is extremly painfull. There is a big lump and the tip of the bite is dark red. What should I do?

You should be seen: After 4 days most insect bites would be long gone. This one is either very serious or it is infected. You may still have a stinger in there and or pus that needs removal and you are unlikely to get relief if this does not happen. Good luck! ...Read more