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Small pea sized lump side of neck (haven't noticed getting bigger) occasional night sweats.. Lymphoma? So worried

Small pea sized lump side of neck (haven't noticed getting bigger) occasional night sweats.. Lymphoma? So worried

More info needed: How long has lymph node been present? Any prior viral illness like mono--cytomegalovirus? Blood counts? Chest xray? Requires careful physical exam and history please be seen and have node measured and followed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lump At Front Of Neck (Definition)

Swelling prominent in anterior part of the neck, such ...Read more


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Small pea sized lump on side of neck. Somewhat movable can move from side to side. Terrified it's cancer! in the spot where lymphnodes are.

Small pea sized lump on side of neck. Somewhat movable can move from side to side. Terrified it's cancer! in the spot where lymphnodes are.

Need to examine: Do you have lesions in your scalp, or face? Even bad dandruff or pimples on the face may lead to enlargement of local lymph nodes. If you have no lesions on the scalp and/or face, you can wait to see what happens. It is not likely that you have cancer, but if the node persists for more than two weeks, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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

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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Worried about a lump on the side of my tongue that is accompanied with a sore throat, earache, white spot on tonsil, lump in neck - feels like a pea.

Worried about a lump on the side of my tongue that is accompanied with a sore throat, earache, white spot on tonsil, lump in neck - feels like a pea.

Time for a visit.: It's time to visit your oral surgeon /primary care physician for a thorough examination and possibly a strep test. ...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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Hello my mum just noticed a pea sized small hard and not moveable lump on the back of her neck just a bit over her hair line it doesn't hurt she is 34?

Hello my mum just noticed a pea sized small hard and not moveable lump on the back of her neck just a bit over her hair line it doesn't hurt she is 34?

Lump: This may be an ingrown hair, inclusion cyst or a burnt out old lymph node. It would have to be examined by a physician to be sure. It may need no treatment if there is no inflammation(redness and tenderness) present. If it enlarges or new lumps appear, more concern is raised and more evaluation and testing are needed. ...Read more