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Squishy lumps@base of neck in triangle area above collarbone. Sides of face swelling w/ numbness. Pain n large veins both sides of throat. Doc no help?

Squishy lumps@base of neck in triangle area above collarbone. Sides of face swelling w/ numbness. Pain n large veins both sides of throat. Doc no help?

Follow up: I would recommend you follow up to be seen directly. Although there are multiple possibilities, one of the more likely findings you are describing is lymphadenopathy, in which the lymph nodes are abnormally seollen often related to an infectious or inflammatory process. You should be seen and fully evaluated for this and other potential causes. ...Read more

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I have hard marble sized lumps on the bottom area if my neck, and have now developed a rash on the back of my neck and shoulder. What could this be?

I have hard marble sized lumps on the bottom area if my neck, and have now developed a rash on the back of my neck and shoulder. What could this be?

Neck lumps: Marble sized lumps may be swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy). CMV (mono), tinea (ringworm), ctcl and many other disease cause rash and lymphadenopathy. Physician evaluation recommended. ...Read more

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I have fungual infection im on medicine but reciently just noticed lumps on my head and neck where the infected area is should I be worried ?

I have fungual infection im on medicine but reciently just noticed lumps on my head and neck where the infected area is should I be worried ?

Needs to see doctor : If you have diagnosis of fungal infection proved by culture than need to be seen by physician as you may have secondary infection.This may be concomitant bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What are these small lumps behind my ear and nape/neck areas, its also painful.I just had after after my hair color though its not my first time?

What are these small lumps behind my ear and nape/neck areas, its also painful.I just had after after my hair color though its not my first time?

Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head and behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or skin irritation can increase their size.They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks. ...Read more

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My neck to my shoulder is swelling and I have two lumps on either side of my collar bone the area is sore, Treatment?

My neck to my shoulder is swelling and I have two lumps on either side of my collar bone the area is sore, Treatment?

Your management --: includes a proper Dx first, before any treatment could be initiated for you. With a proper Hx, exam and investigations, your Doc can Dx and hopefully start the appropriate treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have lumps in posterior triangle of neck for 20 days now. No sore throat or URTI. One around occipital area is rock solid. All are pain less

I have lumps in posterior triangle of neck for 20 days now. No sore throat or URTI. One around occipital area is rock solid. All are pain less

Swollen lymph nodes: It sounds like you have swollen lymph nodes, These can last several months in the absence of an infection. If you feel they are not getting better, I would follow up with your primary care physician as she may need to get blood work and possibly a biopsy to make sure there's nothing else going on ...Read more

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What does it mean if lumps appear on your neck?

What does it mean if lumps appear on your neck?

Possibilities: Lumps could be related to acne, cycts, swollen lymph nodes? See a physician if this remains a problem. ...Read more

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What might lead to 2 big lumps on 7year olds neck?

What might lead to 2 big lumps on 7year olds neck?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have lumps on the left side of my neck?

What to do if I have lumps on the left side of my neck?

Do not ignore: Most likely infection and not cancer. However, could be lymphoma. Also, there are higher rates of throat/tonsil cancer with neck lymph nodes in young people who don't smoke due to HPV infection. However, remember this is most likely an infection. It may need treatment with an antibiotic. If lumps persist, just do not forget that cancer is a potential cause. ...Read more

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I have two lumps on both sides of my neck what are they ?

I have two lumps on both sides of my neck what are they ?

Lymph nodes: These are most likely lymph nodes which are reacting to some infection in the throat such as tonsillitis or strep throat. They are usually tender on palpation. ...Read more

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I have two small lumps right side of my neck what are they?

I have two small lumps right side of my neck what are they?

Let me explain: Those lumps could be simple to infection around the area, or could be sign of more serious disease the thing is to check out. ...Read more