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Are there lymph nodes in back of neck near base of skull? I have two lumps im going to get checked but no pictures on web shows lymphs nodes are there

Are there lymph nodes in back of neck near base of skull? I have two lumps im going to get checked but no pictures on web shows lymphs nodes are there

Yes: There are lymph nodes at the back of the skull in what is called the occipital chain. They can enalrged with colds and infections of the scalp. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my neck but no easy way to see a doctor, is it something to go to the ER for? Gotten big enough to be noticeable in pictures.

I have a lump in my neck but no easy way to see a doctor, is it something to go to the ER for? Gotten big enough to be noticeable in pictures.

Must see a doctor: A noticeable neck mass in an adult always needs to be checked out by a doctor. The er is not really the place to have this looked into. If you don't have insurance, find a free clinic but don't delay any longer! ...Read more

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One lump in the middle and base of neck/throat area. Very worried. No pain. Sometimes feels harder to swallow. I posted a picture of this as well. ?

One lump in the middle and base of neck/throat area. Very worried. No pain. Sometimes feels harder to swallow. I posted a picture of this as well. ?

Unknown: Kaitlyn, this could be a thyroglossal duct cyst or a thyroid nodule. Could you do a Virtual consult with me and provide me a good photograph of the lump ? Dr. Jones ...Read more

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Are cancerous neck lumps movable and firm?

Are cancerous neck lumps movable and firm?

Can be: But they also can be quite hard and fixed to structures. If you have enlarged nodes for a while without a clear explanation, you should be seen by your doc. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause for lumps on the neck?

What is the most common cause for lumps on the neck?

Lymphadenopathy: Swollen lymph nodes is a common cause of multiple lumps in the neck. See an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My 1 year old baby boy has lumps on his neck. What could they be?

My 1 year old baby boy has lumps on his neck. What could they be?

Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head, behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks ...Read more

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My friends feels lumps in neck and he cut his self and no blood came out?

My friends feels lumps in neck and he cut his self and no blood came out?

See below: You friend should not be attempting to diagnosis himself through cutting. He should be seen and appropriately evaluated. ...Read more

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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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I have these hard lumps sorta thing at the base of my neck at the sides. It's present both sides of my neck above collarbone. What is it?

I have these hard lumps sorta thing at the base of my neck at the sides. It's present both sides of my neck above collarbone. What is it?

Possibly nodes: Multiple possibilities, most common of which are lymph nodes, which can become enlarged in response to an inflammatory or infectious process. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for about a week now it goes away with meds but comes right back also the back of my neck is sensitive to touch with two lumps?

I have had a headache for about a week now it goes away with meds but comes right back also the back of my neck is sensitive to touch with two lumps?

Chronic headache: Unusual headache that lasts for longer than usual should prompt to seek medical attention. Once organic causes are excluded (secondary headache), primary headaches such as migraine, tension type headaches, and so forth should be considered. ...Read more

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What does it mean if lumps appear on your neck?

What does it mean if lumps appear on your neck?

Possibilities: Lumps could be related to acne, cycts, swollen lymph nodes? See a physician if this remains a problem. ...Read more

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What might lead to 2 big lumps on 7year olds neck?

What might lead to 2 big lumps on 7year olds neck?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have lumps on the left side of my neck?

What to do if I have lumps on the left side of my neck?

Do not ignore: Most likely infection and not cancer. However, could be lymphoma. Also, there are higher rates of throat/tonsil cancer with neck lymph nodes in young people who don't smoke due to HPV infection. However, remember this is most likely an infection. It may need treatment with an antibiotic. If lumps persist, just do not forget that cancer is a potential cause. ...Read more

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I have two lumps on both sides of my neck what are they ?

I have two lumps on both sides of my neck what are they ?

Lymph nodes: These are most likely lymph nodes which are reacting to some infection in the throat such as tonsillitis or strep throat. They are usually tender on palpation. ...Read more

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I have two small lumps right side of my neck what are they?

I have two small lumps right side of my neck what are they?

Let me explain: Those lumps could be simple to infection around the area, or could be sign of more serious disease the thing is to check out. ...Read more