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Lumps In Neck Area
Small 1cm lumps on neck/on jaw (face area where jaw connects), moveable, squishy, had for yrs, no pain unless pressed hard on.
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
M son has had alump in his neck now for no longer than a year it has doubled in size and now has 3 other hard lumps around the area its in what can it?
Go to Dr: Take your son to a doctor, could be lymph nodes, cysts. ...Read more
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?
Had lumps for years top of spine/neck area. Hard, not painful. It has grown huge last two days and hurts. Feels about the size of a lemon. no insuranc?
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 ?
Earlobe by earing hole swollen leaking yelllo pus down the side of my neck lumps on neck by earing hole now area has turned a little dark an itching?
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
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
I have a muffled left ear with pain on the inside, down my neck and jaw line. I cannot feel anything swollen in any of these areas, no redness or any lumps. Could this be an ear infection?
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
Pain in neck area , have 3mm lumps on my jaw bone upper neck , under ear lob , headache , cold/sort throut over 3 weeks , pain on my left side stomach
See doctor: You have symptoms that accompany many infections. See the doctor to see if there is a treatment for you, beyond symptomatic relief. ...Read more
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
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
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