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Soft Lump On My Neck
Squishy moveable lump on lower neck where my neck meets my shoulder. Doesn't hurt, on left side. Size of pea maybe. Should I be concerned?
I have a small movable bump on the right side of my neck. It's behind my jaw and slightly below the bottom of my skull? Lymph node? Cancer?
See Head & Neck doc.: Possible lymph node vs. parotid gland mass other rare cause. Enlarged nodes from 1) normal response to inflammation 2) lymph node cancer 3) regional cancer moved to lymph node 4) weird infections. Parotid masses usuallu require surgery but 80% are benign. If this has been present for more than a few weeks please see a doc experienced in head and neck disease. Usually a Plastic Surgeon or ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may be an: inflamed lymph node. Your doctor would be able to confirm diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
I have like a dime shapted bump on my neck snd its hard its on the back of my neck kinda more like the back middel?
Consultation advised: Would like to help but it's not possible to diagnose this problem without seeing the area you are concerned about. Consider an online consultation with a Heath Tap physician. You can upload several images including closeups in sharp focus. Best wishes. ...Read more
I feel a hard golf ball like bump on the back of my neck around my shoulder area under my skin(duh)..it's completely rounded&appeared randomly, help??
Lump: It may be a cyst or a lipoma. Both would be somewhat soft and rubbery though. It is best to get it checked by your PCP and then decide whether it needs to be removed or biopsied. ...Read more
This morning I found a marble sized lump on the upper back part of my neck and a soft tender spot on my head above the lump. Should I be concerned?
Lymph node?: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node. The soft tender spot is probably what the lymph node is associated with. If it gets worse instead of better, see a doctor. I wish you the best! ...Read more
I woke up a few days ago to find a small hard unmovable lump on my lower, back head and a movable small lump on the back left lower side of my neck?
?nodes: These may be enlarged lymph nodes in the posterior neck chains. In the absence of other symptoms like a rash in the neck or scalp, or viral like syndrome, we would simply recheck these in a week to see if they're receding or enlarging or whether new nodes have appeared. In case of the latter, your MD would order appropriate tests which could include a biopsy. ...Read more
See Dermatologist: A hard bump in the head could in fact be one a several things such as: lipoma, benign cysts, foreign body granuloma, Various bony/soft tissue tumors, or even infectious processes. The best way to rule out a malignancy/cancer is to see a dermatologist. He/she will do an exam and determine whether or not a biopsy is recommended. Since you are very anxious, it is best to schedule an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen golf ball sized lump on back of daughters neck. right below hairline. center...not off center.
Needs exam: There are limited diagnoses related to a midline mass over the cervical spine and appearance, symptoms and onset are all helpful in making a diagnosis. A lipoma is a.benign fatty tumor and not uncommon, but other possibilities would include Dermody cyst or myelocele, or if re and painful, an abscess can occur anywhere. Please have this evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small kind of hard lump on my left side neck where like my chin meets my neck, it's painless unless I push hard and it's movable. Cancer or ?
Hyoid bone?: I'll bet you that's what you've discovered. Show your physician next time you visit. Some folks have it more prominent on one side than the other. ...Read more
I have two small hard unmovable and painless lumps on each upper thighs. A similar lump on left hip. Huge lum. behind stomach fat. Hurts when pressed?
Lipoma: Sounds like they may be lipomas which are benign encapsulated accumulations of fat. Many people have them and they do not require any intervention unless they are so large they are cosmetically unappealing or pressing on a nerve and causing pain. An examination by your provider can confirm this is the case. Very rarely is any additional testing needed to make this diagnosis. ...Read more