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Lump (3mm) in tendon rear side of the neck, only palpable if raise the arm, moves easily if raise the arm and not in tension. Don't hurt. What can be?

Lump (3mm) in tendon rear side of the neck, only palpable if raise the arm, moves easily if raise the arm and not in tension. Don't hurt. What can be?

Probably lymph node: But since cannot see and examine this you should see a doctor and have this examined and if necessary biopsied. Good luck. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Was told by doc a large hard lump on my collarbone not near my neck was just a tendon sheath cyst- he barely looked at it should I get 2nd opinion?

Was told by doc a large hard lump on my collarbone not near my neck was just a tendon sheath cyst- he barely looked at it should I get 2nd opinion?

Yes: I would definitely get a second opinion. You should have an x-ray to make sure there is not a problem with you bones (ie tumor or infection). In general there are no tendon sheaths on or near your collarbone. Definitely a second opinion from an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Tender hard lump less than dime size on left front neck? Tendons? ... Tight muscles both sides. Pain down to shoulder when touched. Not like lymph lump

Tender hard lump less than dime size on left front neck? Tendons? ... Tight muscles both sides. Pain down to shoulder when touched. Not like lymph lump

Get it checked: A long list of things can cause a lump like that - some more serious than others. Since it is painful, you should have it evaluated by your doctor. ...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

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Small, hard lump on the back right side of my neck. Not painful but doesn't seem to be attached to the skin. I'm worried it could be an aneurysm?

Small, hard lump on the back right side of my neck. Not painful but doesn't seem to be attached to the skin. I'm worried it could be an aneurysm?

Not an aneurysm: Most likely a sebaceous cyst or lipoma. See dermatologist for removal. Not malignant but grows over time and becomes cosmetically unacceptable ...Read more

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I have two small lumps on either side of my groin right on top of the tendon. No pain, no color, how worried should I be?

I have two small lumps on either side of my groin right on top of the tendon. No pain, no color, how worried should I be?

Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are common and normal to have in that area. If they are not painful and not getting bigger then leave them alone they are normal. ...Read more

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I have recently noticed several small (5mm at a guess), painless, soft lumps on the leg tendons behind my knees (which move when pushed)?

I have recently noticed several small (5mm at a guess), painless, soft lumps on the leg tendons behind my knees (which move when pushed)?

? Xanthomas: What you described may be xanthomas that occur due to high blood lipids. See the site below for more information. It may require a physical examination and you should see your doctor.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001447.htm. ...Read more

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I have pain in my Achilles tendon. I can be standing still, driving or walking. What is causing this and how can I stop it? There is a small lump also

I have pain in my Achilles tendon. I can be standing still, driving or walking. What is causing this and how can I stop it? There is a small lump also

See a foot: Ankle doc, that lump is indicating the achilles is not right......Certainly no physical activity i.E running or it will tear......A heel lift is a good idea, ice, massage etc. ...Read more

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What are the small lumps on the back of my foot near my Achilles tendon?

What are the small lumps on the back of my foot near my Achilles tendon?

Piezogenic papules: "small lumps" could be due to a variety of skin or soft tissue conditions. One common cause is piezogenic pedal papules which are small white bumps that may form on the outside of the heel. These bumps are more prominent when pressure is exerted on the feet when standing. These papules are normally painless, however, in some cases mild to moderate pain may exist with added pressure to the heel. ...Read more

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Small lumps (5mm at a guess) on borderline between leg tendon behind knee and muscle. Soft, move if pushed. What are they?

Small lumps (5mm at a guess) on borderline between leg tendon behind knee and muscle. Soft, move if pushed. What are they?

Need to check them: They do not sound like anything serious from your description, but they concern you and no one can know for sure without checking. ...Read more

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Sarcoid lesions in marrow of humeral head and neck. Small 4 mm tear of the anterior fibers of the supraspinatus tendon. Rest of rotor cuff ok.-surgery?

Sarcoid lesions in marrow of humeral head and neck. Small 4 mm tear of the anterior fibers of the supraspinatus tendon. Rest of rotor cuff ok.-surgery?

How much pain: Are you having? If you are in persistent pain and cannot use your shoulder or have night pain, typically the tear would be responsible and surgery might be indicated. Most docs have to see the MRI to determine need for surgery. If you have little pain and or are using the shoulder without too much problems you probably don't need surgery. ...Read more

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Small lump on my neck but I had it for years?

Small lump on my neck but I had it for years?

Any symptoms?: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor if there are any changes in the lump, e.g., enlargement, ulceration, bleeding or if other lumps appear. ...Read more

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3 year old has small lump on his neck what could it be?

3 year old has small lump on his neck what could it be?

Could be many things: You should have a pediatrician look at your child. It could be nothing or something very serious, so guessing without an in person evaluation would be down right dangerous.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my left side on my neck what is it?

I have a small lump on my left side on my neck what is it?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. Please see doctor to rule out other things. Peace & good health. ...Read more

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Have a small lump inside of my neck. What does this sound like?

Have a small lump inside of my neck. What does this sound like?

Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I got a small lump in the back of my top neck, but doesn't hurt?

I got a small lump in the back of my top neck, but doesn't hurt?

Possibilities: Include lymph node or sebaceous/inclusion cyst. Best to see your doctor to get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in my neck that is not on the other side, what is it?

Lump in Neck: If the lump is tender it may be a lymph node swollen from an infection in the mouth, throat, scalp or skin. It can also be an infected cyst. A painless lump or one that grows is potentiall more serious and any lump that is persistent or growing - painful or not should be checked by a qualified head & neck or ENT physician. ...Read more

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I've got these weird small lumps in my neck that move. What does this sound like?

I've got these weird small lumps in my neck that move. What does this sound like?

Lymph nodes: These may be lymph nodes and may be normal.
If they are painful, discolored, causing skin changes, or growing then you should have them checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in my neck its been there for 3 months, what could this be?

I have a small hard lump in my neck its been there for 3 months, what could this be?

Neck lump: Any prolonged, suspicious lump should be examined by your physician. The list of potential differential diagnosis is quite extensive and best handled by an experienced provider. ...Read more

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Is there tiny wee glands around your neck? Is that what all the we lumps are I can feel?

Is there tiny wee glands around your neck? Is that what all the we lumps are I can feel?

Lumps: The lumps could be lymph nodes that can be scattered around the neck, however, there are several other possibilities. I encourage you to see a physician and have this verified to ensure this is nothing serious. ...Read more

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I always feel wee tiny lumps all over my neck? R theses normal? Iv been told there glands?

I always feel wee tiny lumps all over my neck? R theses normal? Iv been told there glands?

Probably lymph node: There are several lymph glands located within the structures of the neck & will vary in size from the size of a pea to much larger if stimulated. When stimulated they can enlarge quickly and feel tender to touch or compression. A visit with your dr during regular hours should separate the simple transient issues from those needing further tests. ...Read more

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There's a small lump on my neck and it really hurts. I've had it for about three days now.

There's a small lump on my neck and it really hurts. I've had it for about three days now.

Neck lump: Given the acuity of the lump, it is probably a small abscess or a lymph node, secondary to a nearby infectious process. However, since you did not give ample detail, I am unable to say, unequivocally, whether the infection started in the throat, or just the scalp. ...Read more

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Ok I just noticed I have a little tiny lump towards the bottom of my neck. What could this be?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Can feel tiny lump on neck right side, can feel it feel only when I press hard on it. Is it bad?

Neck lump: Lymph nodes are commonly found in the neck to be enlarged when fighting an infection. Lumps that are changing should be evbaluated ...Read more

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Is there a chance I have lymphoma? I have a small moveable lump on the side of my neck. I am so anxious.

Is there a chance I have lymphoma? I have a small moveable lump on the side of my neck. I am so anxious.

Probably cyst: Small movable lumps are more likely benign cysts and not lymphoma. However there is no way to tell this without exam. Please see your doctor and have them check it and check for other possibly enlarged lymph nodes. The doctor may want to do some testing. If they think it is other than a benign cyst they may want to do a biopsy. Do not worry but please see doctor for exam. ...Read more