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Lump On The Left Side Of Neck
I have a small lump on the left side of neck and it's located near left side of ear. It hurts at times and is increasing in size. What is this?
Access vs lymph node: If it is red and hot, then it may be an abscess or infection. It could also be a lymph node. If you have any head cold symptoms, this could just be a reactive lymph node, which is the body's way of gathering white blood cells to fight the infection. If you are feeling otherwise well, then it should be checked out, with possible labs, imaging and/or a biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small lump on the left side of neck and kind of behind my left ear. Its not an abscess or a pimple. quite firm like a bone. It hurts at times?
Possibly lymph node?: Have lymph nodes throughout our bodies to protect us. Some are near surface of skin and you can feel. If you've had an ear infection recently or possibly scratched your scalp nearby the node could have started to swell as it pumped out lymphocytes. If it doesn't go down in a few weeks go see your doc. ...Read more
Small moveable lump on bottom left side of neck, just above my shoulder. Doesnt hurt. So worried :( what could it be? Should I be worried??
i have internal lump on my left side of neck its painless i can only sense it when i touch it its really small and im 22 years old is it serious
If it's painless: its likely not serious but have a doctor examine it to be safe ...Read more
So basically the lump on my left side of neck is like 1 CM or a little bigger ,that means i have cancer ? Its been there for months and is moveable
Im going to get it checked out on tuesday but being that i have this painless moveable lump on my left side of neck for months now can it be cancer?
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 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump on back left side of neck under hairline next to spine it's under the skin no movement more rubber than hard feeling changes sizes?
Maybe a lipoma: You may have what is called a lipoma. This is a fancy name for a little bundle of fat under the skin. Lipomas are totally benign. However, you should go see your dermatologist to get an exact diagnosis. I'm not happy that you describe it as "no movement". Just get it checked to be sure. ...Read more
Had lump in upper left side of neck for 3yrs no symptoms until recently, small short headaches. Can this be a cancer tumor? Size changes, not hard.
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