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Painful Lump On The Back Of My Neck
Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Hi I have a painful lump in back of my neck it hurts to move or touch the left side of back of neck im 53yrs old and i know its not a regular cyst?
Lymph node?: Sounds like it is a cyst - trichilemmal or sebaceous or possibly a lymph node. ...Read more
Cyst, abscess?: This is a common area for an ingrown hair or sweat gland which can get inflammed, swollen, and irritated. Rarely it could also be an infection. See your doctor it may be a cyst that needs to be removed or an infection that needs to be draind. In the meantime, use warm compresses and try to avoid squeezing or poking at it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had a hard lump on the back of my neck for about a year. It doesn't move, its not painful and its getting larger. Most likely cancerous?
Lump on the back of my neck right below the head.is not painful does weird noise when i look up and down.It feels like is touched something.
I have a lump on the back of my neck. Dr thinks its a node and prescribed an antibiotic but its still there and very painful. What could it be?
Lymph node: Sounds like a swollen lymph node. The fact that its painful means that it is unlikely to be cancerous. Chances are you have a mild infection. Are there any sores on your ears or scalp? I would continue the antibiotic. You should have resolution in a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump on the back of my neck on the left of my spine. Should i get it checked out by a doctor? It isn't painful.
You should: It will be wise to see a surgeon to evaluate what kind of mass you have. ...Read more
Should i be concerned if i woke up this morning to notice a hard painful lump under my skin on the hairline of the back of my neck, what could this be?
I have a lump kinda thing on the back of my neck and it's painful/ tender touch or even if i move my neck... What could it be?
I have 3lumps developing on my head one is big and is painful I also have a small lump in the back of my neck that moves up and down and it hurts also?
Adenitis: Lymph glands enlarged.....usually indicate infection in the adjacent area.See PMD ...Read more
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