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What is a lump on your neck mean?

What is a lump on your neck mean?

Depends: Depends on size, duration, location and whether it is hard, soft, painful. ...Read more

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What does it mean if u have a lump on the back of your neck?

What does it mean if u have a lump on the back of your neck?

Two most common: A sebaceus cyst and a lipoma or fatty fumor. Your doctor will tell you right away. If it feels like cheese, cyst. If it feels liquid, lipoma. ...Read more

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I have a lump at the back left side of my neck,what does this mean?

I have a lump at the back left side of my neck,what does this mean?

Many: It could be one of many things. No point anyone guessing online. Please get examined by a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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My baby is a month old and a couple of days ago i was massaging his neck and i felt a little lump on the back of it. What does it mean?

My baby is a month old and a couple of days ago i was massaging his neck and i felt a little lump on the back of it.  What does it mean?

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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What does it mean if I have lumps in my neck/ chin? It started out with just one at least a year ago today I noriced there are at least 3

What does it mean if I have lumps in my neck/ chin? It started out with just one at least a year ago today I noriced there are at least 3

Get checked: A long standing unexplained lump in the neck or chin needs to be checked and sooner is better than delaying. While there are many things that can cause this, most of which are benign, there is a real potential for something very serious. Get started right away. ...Read more

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What does it mean if lumps appear on your neck?

What does it mean if lumps appear on your neck?

Possibilities: Lumps could be related to acne, cycts, swollen lymph nodes? See a physician if this remains a problem. ...Read more

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Do painless neck lumps always mean cancer?

Do painless neck lumps always mean cancer?

No: Painless neck lumps are common and very few are cancerous. See your primary care doctor for exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's a little lump in the neck?

What does it mean when there's a little lump in the neck?

A few things: Can be an abscess from a tooth, a swollen lymph node, enlarged salivary gland, thyroid mass, cyst, tumor, etc. Whatever it is, not normal. See ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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What does a lump on the side of my neck mean? Could it be cancerous?

What does a lump on the side of my neck mean? Could it be cancerous?

Lump on neck: A lump in the neck is a lymph node. It can be enlarged due to infection, like a sore throat. Or it can be enlarged due to cancer. If it has been there for more than 2 weeks you need to see a ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more