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29yr old female with small pea size lump under skin middle of neck just below chin.Not painful.Been there unchanged for years.What could it be?

29yr old female with small pea size lump under skin middle of neck just below chin.Not painful.Been there unchanged for years.What could it be?

See your doctor: You sould see your doctor. This lump needs to be palpated by your doctor and he/she needs to be able to put the rest of your symptoms in perspective. ...Read more

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Small lump under skin between chin and neck, possibly swollen lymph node, possibility of lymphoma? Not sure how long I've had it, no sign of infection

Small lump under skin between chin and neck, possibly swollen lymph node, possibility of lymphoma? Not sure how long I've had it, no sign of infection

Watch and wait: Please check the mass every couple of weeks. If it more than doubles in size, more lumps develop, or you start having fever, consult a doctor, otherwise you may watch and wait for it to resolve. ...Read more

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Hard small symmetrical lumps deep under skin in the middle of neck.Also, small hard symetrical lumps 2in below middle of neck.pain when pressd hard?

Hard small symmetrical lumps deep under skin in the middle of neck.Also, small hard symetrical lumps 2in below middle of neck.pain when pressd hard?

Not sure: it is not likely anything serious. It could simply be the bones of your spine you are feeling or a small fatty growth under the skin. See your physician for an exam. ...Read more

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Small lump on the back of my neck near my spine. Several months ago it popped with a soft material. Will not go away and is under skin, painless, moves?

Small lump on the back of my neck near my spine. Several months ago it popped with a soft material. Will not go away and is under skin, painless, moves?

Posterior neck lump: Possibly a sebaceous cyst (aka epithelial inclusion cyst). Was the expressed material cheesy & malodorous? Such cysts require complete removal including capsule to prevent their recurrence. See pcp or a general surgeon for this procedure. They will first evaluate to make sure no vital structures are involved. ...Read more

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I have two small lump like stuff beneath the skin in the left side of my neck....What are they? It hurts when i move my neck...

Many possibilities: These lumps could be benign cysts, fatty tumors, inflamed/swollen lymph nodes or less likely, cancerous lesions. If there is discharge or they persist for more than a week, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I was sick about a month ago and since then I've had a small bean sized lump on my neck which moves around under my skin. It is not visible.

I was sick about a month ago and since then I've had a small bean sized lump on my neck which moves around under my skin. It is not visible.

Lymph node: This is most likely a lymph node that enlarged during your recent illness and may slowly recede over time. Sometimes the node permanently remains as a burned out small mass and is not significant. If the mass in your neck enlarges,becomes tender or if new masses appear, see your Physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Small lump felt back of neck. Was there months before but grew suddenly. Redness around right now but firm and attached to skin. What is this?

Small lump felt back of neck. Was there months before but grew suddenly. Redness around right now but firm and attached to skin. What is this?

Probably a cyst: These can get infected and need treated with antibiotics. They can grow and get larger. They may need to be surgically removed. Your doctor can evaluate and treat. ...Read more