I have a lump on the left side of my neck?

Need more informatio. Need better history to help you. Go see your doctor for evaluation and treatment plan .
See doctor. Lumps can be cysts, lymph nodes or other sorts of masses. The only way to determine if it is serious is to have a doctor examine it and give you a diagnosis. If they cannot tell what it is on exam they may want to do an ultrasound. Many lumps are benign but some can be serious so get it checked out soon by a doctor.

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