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I'm 21 years old, and I have lumps on the right side of my neck, they are painless and aren't accompanied by any other symptoms?

I'm 21 years old, and I have lumps on the right side of my neck, they are painless and aren't accompanied by any other symptoms?

Normal Body Function: Whether one feels sick our bodies are always fighting off infections or inflammations. These lumps are most likely lymph nodes where your immune system is working of stuff from your mouth and teeth and sinuses and throat and ears and the surrounding skin. This is normal. ...Read more

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Noticed a small lima bean shaped lump on the base of my skull on the back of my neck on the left side. No pain or any symptoms.

Noticed a small lima bean shaped lump on the base of my skull on the back of my neck on the left side. No pain or any symptoms.

Ok: Could be a cyst. If it is painless i would follow up with the doctor to see what the best imaging test is indicated. If it's just a cyst you may not need any testing this observation. ...Read more

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Please can a regular doc.tell me what this painless moveable lump can be thats been on my neck for a few months with no symptoms?

Please can a regular doc.tell me what this painless moveable lump can be thats been on my neck for a few months with no symptoms?

It depends: Tanya, it could be many things. If the lump is on the back of the neck, it is most likely a lymph node. If it is on the front, it is still probably a lymph node, but could also be a thyroid nodule or several other things. In either event, if it has been present for that long, you should see your doctor, who can actually examine it. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My husband, 57, has a lump the size of a plum on the left of his neck near the adam's apple. It's painless. No other symptom. What can that be?

My husband, 57, has a  lump the size of a plum on the left of his neck near the adam's apple.  It's painless. No other symptom. What can that be?

Get to a doc!: I agree with the previous answer. Though this may be something benign (not cancer), you need this evaluated by ultrasound to start, followed by either more imaging or biopsy. Cancer is my main concern; you need to get your husband in to see a doc as soon as possible! i hope it turns out to be something benign, which is certainly possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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No symptoms for 3yrs lump left side of neck, just under the jawbone, changes size. Can it be cancer? Feel fine, sometimes discomfort but no pain.

See oral surgeon: The lump may be nothing, but if you haven't had it checked by an oral surgeon, then please make an appointment. Cancer doesn't necessarily give you any sign of pain, so have it checked and possible biopsy to be sure. ...Read more

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Moveable painless lump in front of neck between my r ear and chin. No other symptoms. Been there 5 plus years. Should I be worried that its cancer?

Moveable painless lump in front of neck between my r ear and chin. No other symptoms. Been there 5 plus years.  Should I be worried that its cancer?

Lymph node: If it has been there and is unchanged for 5 years, cancer is unlikely. That area would be common for a benign reactive lymph node. Also possible to have a lipoma or other benign cyst. Neck region could also be a thyroglossal duct cyst. The best way to find a definitive answer is to see an ENT physician for a possible needle biopsy. ...Read more

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Many swollen neck lymphs. itchy eyes. Hard lumps started on collarbone(was painful now isn't), more painless ones formed in 3 months, rib cage, shin, back of neck few on chest. good blood work, blood counts, crp, clean chest x-ray. no other symptoms

Many swollen neck lymphs. itchy eyes. Hard lumps started on collarbone(was painful now isn't), more painless ones formed in 3 months, rib cage, shin, back of neck few on chest. good blood work, blood counts, crp, clean chest x-ray.  no other symptoms

Lymph glands: Generalized enlargement of lymph nodes are seen in infectious mononucleosis, malignant blood dyscrasias and other infections. I'm not sure that they would be found on the rib cage itself or on the shin bone. I recommend an evaluation by a hematologist or an infectious disease specialist. A lymph node biopsy as well as other tests may be advised by the specialist. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause physical symptoms like red painless lumps in the back of the throat ? I have 3 painless red lumps back of throat. Anxiety ?

Does anxiety cause physical symptoms like red painless lumps in the back of the throat ? I have 3 painless red lumps back of throat. Anxiety ?

Not likely: Perhaps not impossible since anxiety is amazing! But, this is worth having an exam. Your question, however, raises the issue of your awareness that anxiety is also worth correcting. I'd urge CBT to learn ways to understand it and get skills to manage it. It can make the rest of our long life much happier. Best! ...Read more

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Varied sizes of small lumps in the back of throat, red and painless I'm worried that it could be the C word. No cold or flu symptoms, really scared! ?

Varied sizes of small lumps in the back of throat, red and painless I'm worried that it could be the C word. No cold or flu symptoms, really scared! ?

They are patches of: lymph tissue,and are harmless. You do not have cancer. They are normal,more pronounced if your mouth or throat is irritated, but don't have to be ...Read more

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Small painless red bumps/lumps back of throat, no flu or cold symptoms. realised I had them about a month ago. Could this be the C word? Is it serious

Small painless red bumps/lumps back of throat, no flu or cold symptoms. realised I had them about a month ago. Could this be the C word? Is it serious

More ibfo: Really sounds like taste buds. Try to give more information and a better history. Do you smoke. If area continues to worry you. See your doctor ...Read more

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Four red painless bumps/lumps, back wall of throat. I don't have cold or flu symptoms. What could this be? I'm scared it's serious. I have bad anxiety

Four red painless bumps/lumps, back wall of throat. I don't have cold or flu symptoms. What could this be? I'm scared it's serious. I have bad anxiety

These are probably: lymphoid patches,which are normal. Do you have postnasal drip? This would make them more prominent. If they enlarge,see your Dr,but I think these are nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid ?

Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid ?

Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What is this lump on my neck I have a lump on my neck, its in front by mi throat but more to the right. It does not hurt for the most part except when i touch it or move my head towards the upper left. You can't tell that its ther really unless you touch

What is this lump on my neck I have a lump on my neck, its in front by mi throat but more to the right. It does not hurt for the most part except when i touch it or move my head towards the upper left. You can't tell that its ther really unless you touch

It : It could be a lymph node, salivary gland or other structure in the neck. The lymph nodes in that area can be larger and one must realize there are hundreds of lymph nodes in the neck. If it persists, please see a doctor. Also if you are smoking - stop. ...Read more

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Found a hard lump on left side of the neck between the trapezium and S-C-M that can be moved pushed around by about 1-2 cm. No pain?

Found a hard lump on left side of the neck between the trapezium and S-C-M that can be moved pushed around by 
about 1-2 cm. No pain?

Possibly Lipoma: Get it checked by your physician. If you can feel a soft lump with slippery margin and can move without pain underneath the skin, it can be a benign Fat accumulation. Does not need to be removed; but need to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do painless neck lumps always mean cancer?

Do painless neck lumps always mean cancer?

No: Painless neck lumps are common and very few are cancerous. See your primary care doctor for exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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