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Pictures Of Lumps In Neck
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
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.
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. ?
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
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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3 soft lumps (about 0.5 cm)in neck 2 in the right and one in the left
Should I worry
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes can be inflamed for many reasons. If you are worried see your doctor for exam. ...Read more
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
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 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 a big lump on the back of my neck prior to this i had 2 same size lumps on ea side that were all painfull & went away on their own weeks apart.
M son has had alump in his neck now for no longer than a year it has doubled in size and now has 3 other hard lumps around the area its in what can it?
Go to Dr: Take your son to a doctor, could be lymph nodes, cysts. ...Read more
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
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
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