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Dr. Louis Gallia
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What could cause this very painful lump in neck?

What could cause this very painful lump in neck?

A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Lump At Front Of Neck (Definition)

Swelling prominent in anterior part of the neck, such ...Read more


Dr. Robert Kwok
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Right tonsil is swollen and painful when swallow. Lump in neck. Breastfeeding currently. Recently move have no PCP. Can I wait an watch or need check?

Right tonsil is swollen and painful when swallow. Lump in neck. Breastfeeding currently. Recently move have no PCP. Can I wait an watch or need check?

May need strep test: Sore throat and tonsillitis symptoms usually are evaluated by a rapid strep test in addition to an exam. If there are strep germs, antibiotics such as Amoxil or Zithromax are needed. Sometimes tonsils get whitish mucousy stuff on them. A patient can call around town to see if there is a new PCP who can fit her in within 48 hours. Going online to her insurance's website can bring up a PCP list. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Charles Lockhart
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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
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Noticed a pulsating lump in neck, feels like it is directly to the side of carotid artery. Aneurysm or not likely? Clean cervical MRI 6 months ago.

Noticed a pulsating lump in neck, feels like it is directly to the side of carotid artery.  Aneurysm or not likely? Clean cervical MRI 6 months ago.

Extremely unlikely : This lump may be due to a curve in the artery or just being closer to the skin. It may not even be the artery! an ultrasound of the carotid arteries will tell the story and is safe and painless. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Weitberg
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Left armpit is swollen, right breast has a small lump felt when examining standing up. Swelling/lump in neck near collarbone. Family history of b.C?

Left armpit is swollen, right breast has a small lump felt when examining standing up. Swelling/lump in neck near collarbone. Family history of b.C?

Needs work-up: Many conditions can cause the feeling of a lump in the breast, but certainly you should see your doctor and have this examined. You may need a mammogram and further work-up, especially if there is a family history of breast ca, even though you are young. Some "lumpiness" may occur with your period and then resolve. Also, the swelling near your collarbone and l armpit need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Lump in neck of my baby just below her chin?

Midline swelling?: If the lump is in the midline it may be remnant of thyroid development. It is known as thyroglossal cyst.If this be the case see your pediatrician and discuss the problem with him. If the lump is on the side of the neck it may be a lymph gland resulting from a old or upper respiratory infection. Again see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Glassman
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Which medicine is best if I have difficult to sallow saliva feeling lump in neck?

Which medicine is best if I have difficult to sallow saliva feeling lump in neck?

See your physician.: It is always best to evaluate the cause of a problem before taking any medicine for symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
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What could cause a pea sized lump in neck?

What could cause a pea sized lump in neck?

Lots of things : There are many different things that can present this way. The most common is an enlarged lymph node. I would recommend an md visit if the issue doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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