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I have acid reflux and I recently got strep throat but the doctor never identified why I have a lump on my neck .. Oral cancers??

I have acid reflux and I recently got strep throat but the doctor never identified why I have a lump on my neck .. Oral cancers??

Relax-lymph nodes: The more common lymph nodes effected by strep are often called "tonsillar nodes", because they often swell during a throat/tonsil infection.I would look at this as a normal event rather than a scary one. If you are really worried, go back and ask. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lump on my neck under the skin, the size of a nickel?

Why do I have a lump on my neck under the skin, the size of a nickel?

Skin lump: A lump under the skin is an abnormal growth, that can be either seriius or routine. If it is soft, and not growing, it is likely a cyst or fatty tumor, a lipoma. If it is hard and feels bound down, it could be a malignant lymph node or another form of cancer .If you are worried, and can afford it, go to your family doctor for a checkup, and hopefully, it is something not serioius. ...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

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Neck mass, what can it be, scar tissue?

See a Doctor: A neck mass can be serious so please get checked. I can't tell what a mass is unless i examine a patient and that is hard to do over the internet. It could be a swollen lymph node and that could be from an infection or from cancer so don't fool around. Good luck! ...Read more