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3 pea sized lumps in neck that come and go, right above my adams apple. What are they? Do I have cancer? Also they do not move

3 pea sized lumps in neck that come and go, right above my adams apple. What are they? Do I have cancer? Also they do not move

Maybe reactive nodes: This sounds like reactive lymph nodes. Do you have acne? Sometimes in people with skin problems and skin infections the lymph nodes in the neck will swell. You should discuss this with your doctor or see and ENT doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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3"smaller than a pea"sized lumps.one in neck one under jaw one on the mastoid.on the same side of the three,the tonsil is bigger than the other.nopain?

3"smaller than a pea"sized lumps.one in neck one under jaw one on the mastoid.on the same side of the three,the tonsil is bigger than the other.nopain?

Neck nodes: We don't know anything about you, not even your age let alone any medical or social history history . Your doctor needs to evaluate you including review of your history and decide if this is just benign reactive lymphadenopathy or if it needs further investigation or intervention. ...Read more

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Baby is 12m old and i just noticed little pea size lumps in her neck running up from her collar bone to jaw on both sides. Shes not been ill recently.

Baby is 12m old and i just noticed little pea size lumps in her neck running up from her collar bone to jaw on both sides. Shes not been ill recently.

Take child to doctor: What you describe may be lymph nodes which enlarge in response to an inflammation in parts of the body. It will be wise to let a physician take a look and determine the cause in this case. ...Read more

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Pea size lumps on my neck, groin, and armpit, jaw and 2 behind my ear and also ear pain and sore throat and I had sex with this guy 3 months ago..

Pea size lumps on my neck, groin, and armpit, jaw and 2 behind my ear and also ear pain and sore throat and I had sex with this guy 3 months ago..

See doctor, get: tested. What you described warrants a more detailed investigation by physical examination and some blood tests. It is prudent that you see a doctor at your earliest. You have acquired a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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2 small pea size lumps on right side of neck not painful and been there a lot of months without growing in size! just curious as to what these could be?

2 small pea size lumps on right side of neck not painful and been there a lot of months without growing in size! just curious as to what these could be?

Lymph nodes: Almost everybody has a few. It's just that not everybody discovers them. I'm glad you're a good obvserver of your own body. If they are stable and not fixed to the surrounding structures, they're no cause for concern. ...Read more

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I have 3 lumps in my neck for years. 2 are soft, movable and pea sized. The other is hard and doesn't move. Should cancer be a concern?

I have 3 lumps in my neck for years. 2 are soft, movable and pea sized. The other is hard and doesn't move. Should cancer be a concern?

Swollen lymph node: A persistently swollen node is concerning and needs to be worked up. Your ENT will likely order a biopsy (FNA, fine needle or open). It is important to understand what process is going on. A pathologist will review your biopsy and hopefully provide answers. Cancer is possible and should be ruled out with the biopsy. ...Read more

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1 large swollen lump on right side of neck with multiple small pea size lumps surrounding larger one. No other symptoms. ?

1 large swollen lump on right side of neck with multiple small pea size lumps surrounding larger one. No other symptoms. ?

Go see ur Family Doc: Not to be an alarmist, but painless lumps are worrisome. Best to go see your Family Doc for a complete evaluation. Is lump fixed in place? Matted down, so to speak? Or freely mobile? Any unexplained weight loss? Fevers, sweats & chills? Interesting (foreign) travel? Many different reasons for lump depending upon your answer. So best recommendation is still to see your Family Doc. ...Read more

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I have 1 large and many pea sized non-tender lumps in rt groin, and a couple on my rt neck. I have also lostalot of and am very tired all the time?

I have 1 large and many pea sized non-tender lumps in rt groin, and a couple on my rt neck. I have also lostalot of and am very tired all the time?

See Doctor: Might be something; might be nothing, but enlarged lymph nodes should be examined and investigated. No sense worrying what they may be from. Just have them evaluated. Among the choices are irritation, infection or a type of lymph cancer. Whatever is happening might be easily treatable, so just get it done. ...Read more

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On neck behind ear 3 sore pea size lumps (swln lymph nodes?) popped up today & keep growing. The top one hurts the most. Shld I see dr or wait it out?

On neck behind ear 3 sore pea size lumps (swln lymph nodes?) popped up today & keep growing. The top one hurts the most. Shld I see dr or wait it out?

See a physician: sounds like posterior occipital lymphadenothpy ( a swelling of lymph nodes around the posterior ear and base of the skull): must be seen and evaluated. ...Read more