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This morning i felt a small lump on my upper neck by my throat ... It also hurt a little bit. What would cause that?

This morning i felt a small lump on my upper neck by my throat ... It also hurt a little bit. What would cause that?

Not sure: Without getting an exam, there is no way to to tell exactly what the lump is/was. It may be a lymph node which are commonly found in the neck area and can become inflamed with infections, both viral and bacterial. If it persists, see a dr. For an eval, best wishes. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Can this be a cancer: Cancer can indeed grow and metastasize. Size alone or softness/hardness , headaches are not good enough to definitive diagnose cancer. A biopsy and or scans are helpful tests. ...Read more

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Possible explanation: lump in upper right side of neck, clicks when pushed, not painful. Occasional difficulty swallowing. Weight gain w healthy diet?

Possible explanation: lump in upper right side of neck, clicks when pushed, not painful. Occasional difficulty swallowing. Weight gain w healthy diet?

See an ENT: for consultation. Some conditions like painful lumps may require further assessment, tests and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What is a lump on your neck mean?

What is a lump on your neck mean?

Depends: Depends on size, duration, location and whether it is hard, soft, painful. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the left side of my neck?

I have a lump on the left side of my neck?

Need more informatio: Need better history to help you. Go see your doctor for evaluation and treatment plan ...Read more

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Are cancerous neck lumps movable and firm?

Are cancerous neck lumps movable and firm?

Can be: But they also can be quite hard and fixed to structures. If you have enlarged nodes for a while without a clear explanation, you should be seen by your doc. ...Read more

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What could be this lump on side of the neck?

What could be this lump on side of the neck?

See Physician: It could be a swollen lymphnode or something more serious. See your physician if you have had it more than a week. ...Read more