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Lump On Left Side Of Neck Above Collarbone
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
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?
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
2 lumps in right side of neck, one above my collarbone, one about 4 inches below my ear. One below ear has been there for about 8 yrs now, but not 2nd?
See Your Doctor: You have 2 lumps "right side of neck". Lumps that can be felt in the neck region are usually prominent lymph nodes which are part of your immune system. Infection, trauma, & cancers can cause them to enlarge with or without pain. However, a prominent node can be a benign finding. You should have your doctor take a look to provide the correct diagnosis and for reassurance if no treatment is needed. ...Read more
Soft lump on right front side of neck moves when I swallow about 1 1/2 above collar bone. What could be wrong?
I have 2 small under1cm nodes on left side of neck about 4cm above collar bone. Is this where supraaclivour nodes are Or are they closer to collarbone?
SupraclavicularNodes: These will still be called Supraclavicular nodes. Get them checked ...Read more
Tingling sensation left side of neck, starting at collarbone and progressing through left shoulder to the elbow.
5 nodes down left side of neck with 6 others throughout neck/collarbones. All <1cm. ENT said normal due 2 thin neck. No symptoms. Do I need biopsy?
Neck Nodes: Greetings. The need for a biopsy is a decision based on multiple factors. Some of these risk factors include, recent change in the nodes, do you smoke or drink alcohol, family history of cancer, other lymph node swelling in other areas, skin appearance, tenderness of the neck and degree of mobility of these nodes. You had an image that gave sizes and it looks like a good ENT managing your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Over last year noticed swollen glands left side of neck. Last couple of months more have popped up and above collarbone. Constant dull ache?
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?
Itchy rash on my right collarbone, burns strongly if scratched. Other side of neck very sore and stiff, extending into back of skull and down shoulderblade, becoming difficult to use left arm.
See your doctor: It may be something or nothing. Best to find out. ...Read more
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
Neck mass: A mass on the neck could be many things without more details. If it is in the skin, it could be a cyst. If it is deeper, it could be associated with the muscles, lymphatics, or vascular structures. Other structures that can develop masses would include the parotid or submandibular glands, as well as the thyroid gland. ...Read more
My 9 ur old daughter has a lump on left side of neck and it's bn there for about a wk....Says it doesn't hurt but complained of opposite side hurting?
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Noticed little squishy lump on left side of neck a week ago. Now have a lump / swollen? (different from right side) on my left lower ribcage.
Sebaceous cyst: Sebaceous cysts are very common problems. The occur when skin glands get obstructed and sebum builds up. They may get infected leading to redness pain and increasing size. You should see your doctor to have the cyst removed. Until then warm compresses and oral analgesics like acetaminophen and ibuprofen can help decrease the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 soft pea size lump on left side of neck behind the sternocleidomastoid They are not painful I'm very scared of cancer?
Lymph nodes: Doing what they are supposed to do to protect you from infections. Don't worry about them, don't mess with them, and they will probably go away. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard lump on left side of neck about half way up can't be moved and clicking in thyroid could this be TMJ related? If no what is it?
Lump on left side of neck. Has been there for 3 months. Started when I had a sinus infection. Got better now is worse, bigger, and hurts. What is it?
See doc.: This is concerning due to the length of time and increase in size. It needs evaluation by a professional. ...Read more
Lump on left side of neck for months now, its painless and moves when I touch it. Can this be cancer? I also recently had dental infections...
Not likely: Swollen lymph nodes around the jaw may be due to an infection in the teeth or mouth. Since enlarged lymph nodes are often near the source of infection, their location can help determine the cause. Treat the condition that may have caused the lymph node enlargement. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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