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I have a pea size lump on left side of neck, I've had bad head aches and pain in my collar bone every so often. Please what do you think it is?

I have a pea size lump on left side of neck, I've had bad head aches and pain in my collar bone every so often. Please what do you think it is?

Lymph node: any unexplained neck mass should be evaluated and if needed you should get blood testing and lymph node evaluation, especially in view of the severe headaches, I would recommend a CT scan of the head and neck. You must be examined and tested. ...Read more

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Got 3 lumps on right side of neck 1 is 1 CM one below is smaller then i moves around my collar bone and one more on the left side. What could it be?

Got 3 lumps on right side of neck 1 is 1 CM one below is smaller then i moves around my collar bone and one more on the left side. What could it be?

Lymph nodes?: It sounds as if you're got a few palpable lymph nodes, include at least one of the supraclavicular group. The average young person (my series) has two palpable lymph nodes. If they get really big or become fixed to a nearby structure, ask your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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Soft lump on right front side of neck moves when i swallow about 1 1/2 above collar bone. What could be wrong?

Soft lump on right front side of neck moves when i swallow about 1 1/2 above collar bone. What could be wrong?

See a doctor : This needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Unable to assess without an exam and possibly imaging studies. ...Read more

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I have a moving lump on left side of my neck just above my collarbone & it's some what painful. Is it cancer? I'm worried sick

I have a moving lump on left side of my neck just above my collarbone & it's some what painful. Is it cancer? I'm worried sick

Supraclavicular lump: What you describe might be one of several things, including a lipoma, cyst or a lymph node. Cancer is possible, specifically Hodgkin's lymphoma given your age, although enlarged lymph nodes in Hodgkins are more often painless. Other cancers would be less likely. Make an appointment to see your doctor so that it can be evaluated. Overall odds are that it is not going to be something serious. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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Swollen lymphnodes painless above collarbone on left side of neck tender lymphnodes under jawbone in front of ear, fever 99-101.5,throat pain,fatigue?

Swollen lymphnodes painless above collarbone on left side of neck tender lymphnodes under jawbone in front of ear,  fever 99-101.5,throat pain,fatigue?

Lymphadenopathy: Lymphadenopathy or enlarged lymph nodes in adults should be evaluated, particularly if nodes are felt above the collar bone. Please see your doctor for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation left side of neck, starting at collarbone and progressing through left shoulder to the elbow.

Tingling sensation left side of neck, starting at collarbone and progressing through left shoulder to the elbow.

Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve in the neck can cause a tingling or shooting pain sensation that might radiate in the neck and down an arm. The problem could be related to a disk issue in your neck. An MRI could possibly look into this further. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
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Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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Small soft lump on left side of neck. Only can feel it when i bend neck to right. Had it for about 4 years. No pain. Should i be concerned?

Small soft lump on left side of neck. Only can feel it when i bend neck to right. Had it for about 4 years. No pain. Should i be concerned?

Nodes : It's likely you have a slightly enlarged lymph node in your neck. As long as it moves freely underneath the skin and is less than a cm in size, you are probably fine. However, i would suggest that you have your doctor take a look and feel of the area just to make sure. ...Read more

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