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I have a hard, fixated lump in my neck (under ear) and in my inner right thigh. I noticed the pea-sized lump in my neck and groin about 2 years ago.

I have a hard, fixated lump in my neck (under ear) and in my inner right thigh. I noticed the pea-sized lump in my neck and groin about 2 years ago.

Lump in neck/groin: May be a lymph node from chronic sinusitis in the neck and prostatitis/urethritis in the groin or autoimune conditions.. Seek medical attention at urgent care as lymph nodes can enlarge for other reasons like masses/tumors (less likley but still possible) so you need to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I feel a grape sized lump on neck under my ear next to my jawbone. Hard, fixed, for many years. Have lump at the same spot on other side but smaller?

I feel a grape sized lump on neck under my ear next to my jawbone. Hard, fixed, for many years. Have lump at the same spot on other side but smaller?

Surgeon or Derm.: Ask your dentist or primary care physician. Give them more details on the history of the mass(es) and any symptoms associated with them. They will probably send you to an oral surgeon or dermatologist depending on their clinical findings. It's good that it hasn't changed much (usually that suggests it's benign). Could be a number of different things. ...Read more

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Large cyst like lump in neck under ear near jaw. It moves to touch. Related to allergies or cold? What is it?

Large cyst like lump in neck under ear near jaw.  It moves to touch. Related to allergies or cold?  What is it?

See a doctor.: In the area you mentioned, it could be a parotid gland problem. At your age it could be a blocked salivary duct. It could also be something more serious, so go to your primary care physician. ...Read more

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V hard lump on neck, under ear behind jaw, comes & goes. Not v painful but aware of.On amtrymitline for headaches.Seen dentist & doc all blood work ok?

V hard lump on neck, under ear behind jaw, comes & goes. Not v painful but aware of.On amtrymitline for headaches.Seen dentist & doc all blood work ok?

Neck mass: Se an ENT as this could be a sebaceous cyst, a lymph node or parotid gland neoplasm, among other things. It warrants an exam and possibly imaging, followed by a biopsy or removal of the mass. ...Read more

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Have had swollen lump nodes in neck and behind ears, under left arm and left elbow for a month now. What should I do and what could it be?

Have had swollen lump nodes in neck and behind ears, under left arm and left elbow for a month now.  What should I do and what could it be?

See MD: Swelling of lymph nodes as you are describing requires a medical evaluation. Nodes in more than one place may be a viral infection, but this could also represent a more concerning diagnosis, as a possible malignancy. Please see your doctor this week and make sure you keep a record of othe symptoms and fevers or weight changes. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my neck, under the jaw, near my ear.Could it be cancer?

I have a lump in my neck, under the jaw, near my ear.Could it be cancer?

Benign or malignant: Please show neck lump to your primary doctor and ask to perform fine needle aspiration- fast and informative procedure. Fna- when doctor aspirating cells from your lesion by very thin needle and evaluating these cells under microscope, doctor-pathologist can tell you is it benign or malignant tumor. Possible, it is pleomorphic adenoma-benign tumor. Doctor's examination is necessary. ...Read more

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Are multiple neck lumps that appear rather suddenly considered dangerous? She has 4. One lump is very hard, behind ear. Two new ones in past 2 days

Are multiple neck lumps that appear rather suddenly considered dangerous? She has 4. One lump is very hard, behind ear. Two new ones in past 2 days

See below: I would certainly get that checked sooner than later. Could be infectious, could also be a malignancy. Any recent illness? Cat scratch or something similar? Any other symptoms? ...Read more