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Two days ago the small painful lump on the right side knap of the neck is now a big hard lump?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: See a doctor

Have it evaluated.
There is no way to give you any specifics without being able to examine the area.

In brief: See a doctor

Have it evaluated.
There is no way to give you any specifics without being able to examine the area.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Lymph node

Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck.
They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated.

In brief: Lymph node

Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck.
They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 3 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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