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Have a small soft lump on my Neck after day 2 of zpack -- Dr. originally put me on it since he detected slightly over sized lymph node on Left side?

Have a small soft lump on my Neck after day 2 of zpack -- Dr. originally put me on it since he detected slightly over sized lymph node on Left side?

Could be: just a lymph node, but obviously hard to say without examining you. Also more information would seem to help out, as did your doctor just start you on a Z-pack because a suspected enlarged lymph node alone or where you having other symptoms, like a sore throat, cough, tooth pain? Remember there are many causes to enlarged lymph nodes, many non-bacterial, that won't respond to a Zpack. ...Read more

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After a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, I found a soft lump on left side of my neck. It's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. Any idea what this could be?

After a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, I found a soft lump on left side of my neck. It's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. Any idea what this could be?

Reactive node: It sound's like you have a reactive lymph node. This is a lymph node that is doing it's job by enlarging to help get rid of the infections you've been suffering. It should be gone within 4 weeks. If it's not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I increase my neck mass, strength for rugby?

How do I increase my neck mass, strength for rugby?

Lateral SCM presses: Side to side and front to back movements with weights will give you added muscle strength. Sit-ups, with your neck held up with also improve, besides doing exercises for the traps. However, overall conditioning and strengthening will add to these muscles as part of your preparation for sports or continuation in sports. Wear a helmet! ...Read more

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What would cause a neck mass in a 3 year old?

What would cause a neck mass in a 3 year old?

Lots of things.: Causes range from enlarged lymph node, cyst, abscess, enlarged thyroid, and scar tissue, to a tumor. It's best to have the doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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What could be a neck mass found a couple of months after car accident?

Neck Mass: If you have a neck mass go get it checked now! who knows if it is related to the accident or you have something else, i'm not going to specualte at to what it is, you need an examination and likely some radiology studies. ...Read more

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Can a neck mass found 2 months after a car accident be related to the accident?

Can a neck mass found 2 months after a car accident be related to the accident?

May be: After injury, it may be collection of blood called hematoma most of the time will resolve on its own , see your physician. ...Read more

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What is the probability that a 0.5 CM neck mass (hard but not rock hard) is cancer?it is on the right back side of the neck

What is the probability that a 0.5 CM neck mass (hard but not rock hard) is cancer?it is on the right back side of the neck

Hard to say: Unless an exam, lab work and possibly biopsy is done it is hard to give a probability of whether this is cancer. Characteristics of something cancerous are fixed masses, large, painful in nature. Should there be more concern please see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more