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Lump On The Left Side Of My Neck
Neck lump: A hard lump on the neck that lasts more than 2 weeks should be evaluated by a physician. Sometimes you can get a cyst or swollen lymph node, but if it's lasting for more than 2 weeks a clinical exam is important to determine whether this is something serious or not. If you have fever, redness over the lump, discharge from the lump, or difficulty opening your jaw you should see your doctor asap. ...Read more
I felt a hard lump on the left side of my neck more than 5-6 months ago. now they are 3. they are immovable and pain less. ?
Painless mass: linda, I would definitely see an ENT doctor for your painless neck mass. In some cases this may represent lymphoma or even thyroid cancer being the most common for your symptomatology. You require mass to be removed and examined by pathologist to know what you have. Dr Hilliard ...Read more
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
I have a lump on the left side of my neck just below my chin. i noticed it since november of 2013. not painful. what is this? im scared about it.
Do not be scared: Lymph nodes and salivary gland can become palpable with infection but can be painful and of short duration. Lipoma ( a benign Fat accumulation underneath the skin) or Blockage of Oil gland causing Sebaceous cyst . This can remain non tender for long time until gets infected. If you have persistent gum, facial infection LN can be palpable. if you are scared get it checked ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of my neck. It's been few months now and i think it measures more than 3cm. What could that be? Should i be alarmed?
See your doctor!: Any unexplained lump that's been present for that long needs to be looked at immediately by a physician. It is important to find out what it is. Some possibilities are harmless while others are best if taken care of earlier rather than later. Go! ...Read more
I woke up this morning and notice I had a little lump on the left side of my neck I'm really worried help please I need answers it wasnt there before!
Lump on neck: May be lymph nodes. Do you have a sore throat? post nasal drip/ Runny Nose? ear discomfort? All those could cause a swollen neck lymph node( younger children have constant nodes). May also be mononucleosis . or mass. F/u with doc , If not better in 1 month usually get biopsy ,but likely will improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More then 5-6 months ago i felt a lump on the left side of my neck, but now they are 3. it is painless. it only pains when it is pressed. is it dange?
Probably lymph nodes: These probabely are enlarged Lymph Nodes.There are many cauuses of renlarged lymph nodes,Some are not serious and go away by itself.But it can be due to other causes which may be serious and need Treatment.Other causes can be due to infections like Tuberculosis,mononucleosis,.And sometimes are due to Cancers like Lynphoma,Hodgkin's disease or Leukemia My advice is you get it checked by your Doctor ...Read more
I have had a lump on the left side of my neck for around 4 years it has gotten bigger and it smells what do u think it us?
Sebaceous Cyst?: Based on your description, it could be an Epidermal or Sebaceous cyst. These cyst are usually caused by clogged skin pore. A substance, sebum, builds up under skin causing a cyst. These cysts can occasionally drain, causing a foul cheesy odor. Please go see a clinician to confirm what it is. If it is a cyst, it can be easily drained. If it is more solid, then it may require a biopsy. ...Read more
I found a lump on the left side of my neck, and it hurts when I move my head. What is it from? And what can I do for the pain?
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