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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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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 am 24 and I have no significant pmh. I have two small lumps in my neck one on either side in almost the exact same spot. What could they be?

I am 24 and I have no significant pmh. I have two small lumps in my neck one on either side in almost the exact same spot. What could they be?

Location and Size: Lymph nodes are normal unless large, painful or in wrong location. Small, round, firm, painless along chain in front or back of neck is normal. Increase in size with response to inflammation, i.e. Allergies/uri. Abnormal if large, painful, external skin changes or associated with systemic symptoms such as fever, fatigue, weight loss, rash- and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have painless lumps in my neck and groin. Had them for a while and they haven't changed size any idea what this could be? And what should I do?

I have painless lumps in my neck and groin. Had them for a while and they haven't changed size   any idea what this could be? And what should I do?

Cervical masses: I would see your doctor about these. While they are very likely nothing, they should be evaluated to make sure. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have 3 lumps in my neck for years. 2 are soft, movable and pea sized. The other is hard and doesn't move. Should cancer be a concern?

I have 3 lumps in my neck for years. 2 are soft, movable and pea sized. The other is hard and doesn't move. Should cancer be a concern?

Swollen lymph node: A persistently swollen node is concerning and needs to be worked up. Your ENT will likely order a biopsy (FNA, fine needle or open). It is important to understand what process is going on. A pathologist will review your biopsy and hopefully provide answers. Cancer is possible and should be ruled out with the biopsy. ...Read more

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4 weeks now I've been getting bruises very easily & they seem to heal slower than usual. Also found three sensitive lumps in my neck.

4 weeks now I've been getting bruises very easily & they seem to heal slower than usual. Also found three sensitive lumps in my neck.

Easy Bruising : I suggest you go see your primary care doctor for an exam and to have some blood work to check a blood count and some liver functions snd some chemistries to find out why you are having these problems . In the mean time stop all Asprin , ipuprophen Aleve (naproxen) and similar drugs ...Read more