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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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Neck Mass (Definition)

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My son has a pea size lump on his neck.

My son has a pea size lump on his neck.

Lymph nodes: Are much easier to feel on children than adults. If it is not tender, is mobile and doesn't get any larger then don't worry. If he recently had some type of infection of the scalp, ear, noes or throat then really don't worry. Normal response. ...Read more

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Hi sorry I have something like a pea sized lump in my neck for 5 month and I now think it started growing help?

Hi sorry I have something like a pea sized lump in my neck for 5 month and I now think it started growing help?

Lump on neck: No need to apologize! Many causes for lump on neck. Luckily most are benign & not dangerous, like lymph nodes & simple cysts, although sebaceous cysts, folliculitis & abscess (pus pocket) can hurt. For now, apply warm compresses (w/o burning yourself!) as often as you can. If no better, see your Family Doc in morning. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump in my neck. It is pea sized and moveable when I'm relaxed but when I turn my neck it becomes more firm and a little larger.??

I have a pea sized lump in my neck. It is pea sized and moveable when I'm relaxed but when I turn my neck it becomes more firm and a little larger.??

Lymph node?: Could be related to an infection if it is a lymph node. Rarely, enlarged lymph nodes can be an early sign of cancer or immune disorder, but based on your age and apparent healthy history, you would be at lower risk. It is recommended that you discuss with a physician and have it examined (unless it disappears). ...Read more

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Terrified have a pea sized lump in cervical neck region slightly painful not movable not visible unless polish down on skin help please!!!!!

Terrified have a pea sized lump in cervical neck region slightly painful not movable not visible unless polish down  on skin help  please!!!!!

Do not Panic: It could be an abscess. Need more information. How old are you? How long have had this? Is this growing in size? Only one single? No other movable lump? Do you have Dental problem? See your Doctor. You find relief with correct diagnosis. and Rx. We cannot help you. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump in my neck. right side towards the back. Noticed 3 months ago, not got bigger or smaller. How likely to be something sinister?

I have a pea sized lump in my neck. right side towards the back. Noticed 3 months ago, not got bigger or smaller. How likely to be something sinister?

Sneaky: but not sinister its probably benign as it has remained stable ignore it for awhile and recheck in a few weeks if concerned see your doctor but its a low probability issue ...Read more

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Pea sized hard lump in neck, should I see doctor?

Yes: Pea size lump in neck might be swollen lymph node,go to doctor and he will examine you to check for any other enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Is a pea size lump in my neck likely to be hodgkins?noticed 3 months ago,no bigger or small.occasional night sweats.im 25,scared.

Is a pea size lump in my neck likely to be hodgkins?noticed 3 months ago,no bigger or small.occasional night sweats.im 25,scared.

Need for evaluation: Was the head CT for the "lump" in the neck? Were there other "lumps". A doctor must have examined you before the CT and s/he should be in a position to advise you. A single pea sized "lump" that has not increased in 3 months is not likely to be a tumor, however, you should discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more