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29yr old female with small pea size lump under skin middle of neck just below chin.Not painful.Been there unchanged for years.What could it be?

29yr old female with small pea size lump under skin middle of neck just below chin.Not painful.Been there unchanged for years.What could it be?

See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more

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I have a hard painful lump under the skin on my neck right under the hairline. what could it be?

I have a hard painful lump under the skin on my neck right under the hairline. what could it be?

Lymph node?: Could be a lymph node or abcess or cyst. There are a few possibilities. Watch to see if any change in size. Don't touch. See if resolves on its own. May take several weeks ...Read more

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I have a sm. Bb sized firm lump under my skin. On my neck, a little red/pink, and been there for a little over a month. Aggrevated when i tried to pop?

I have a sm. Bb sized firm lump under my skin. On my neck, a little red/pink, and been there for a little over a month. Aggrevated when i tried to pop?

Sounds innocent: You probably just have a small pimple or cyst in the skin of your neck. I would refrain from squeezing it again. If it does not resolve in a few weeks, you should see your physician and may need referral to a surgeon for excision. ...Read more

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I have a painful, sudden lump under the skin on my neck on the left side only. Located just under my jaw about half way back to wisdom tooth.

I have a painful, sudden lump under the skin  on my neck on the left side only. Located just under my jaw about half way back to wisdom tooth.

See your dentist: This is quite probably an infected tooth and needs to be diagnosed and treated properly. There is significant potential for the lump, or isolated infection , to spread and threaten your health severely. Call today. ...Read more

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I have a lump under the skin on my neck , size of a grape it's pretty sore I'm also Havin abdominal pains, itchiness and am very tired is it serious ?

I have a lump under the skin on my  neck , size of a grape it's pretty sore I'm also Havin abdominal pains, itchiness and am very tired is it serious ?

Tender lump: Tender lump under skin is usually a swollen lymph node or an infected sweat gland. Rarely is it due to a mass/tumor. See you MD as this could be a virus (ie, mono) or other issue depending on your risks. ...Read more

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Small lump under skin between chin and neck, possibly swollen lymph node, possibility of lymphoma? Not sure how long I've had it, no sign of infection

Small lump under skin between chin and neck, possibly swollen lymph node, possibility of lymphoma? Not sure how long I've had it, no sign of infection

Watch and wait: Please check the mass every couple of weeks. If it more than doubles in size, more lumps develop, or you start having fever, consult a doctor, otherwise you may watch and wait for it to resolve. ...Read more

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What are the tiny, finger-tip size lumps that have developed (i believe slowly) right underneath skin on neck?

Get evaluated: This may be lymphadenopathy- enlarging nodes- from infection or malignancy. Especially if there is family history, neurofibromatosis is consideration. Best to see your physician to sort this out. ...Read more

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Are cancerous nodules knots or lumps visible to everybody or is it fell under your skin? for example like on your neck

Are cancerous nodules knots or lumps visible to everybody or is it fell under your skin? for example like on your neck

Cancer nodules : It completely depends on the cancer type and origin. Visible nodules caused by cancer are uncommon. If you suspect a problem or feel a nodule please see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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