Lump in back of neck

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143952 tn?1237868141 Hi - I've had a very small lump in background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> for a few mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onths now, since about July I think. It's about two inches from background-color: #dae8f4'>the base of background-color: #dae8f4'>the ear towards background-color: #dae8f4'>the middle of background-color: #dae8f4'>the neck and about 1/2 to 1 inch down from background-color: #dae8f4'>the hairline. Does anybackground-color: #dae8f4'>one know which nodes those are - I've seen cbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onflicting info from websites. And, how likely is it to be something serious? I dbackground-color: #dae8f4'>on't think it's gotten much bigger than from I first discovered it, but background-color: #dae8f4'>the area seems more irritated now.
Avatar n tn Hello, background-color: #dae8f4'>there are many causes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> lumps in background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. background-color: #dae8f4'>the most frequently seen lumps or swellings are enlarged lymph nodes, which can be caused by bacterial or viral infectibackground-color: #dae8f4'>ons, malignancy, or obackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther rare causes. background-color: #dae8f4'>the lymph nodes in background-color: #dae8f4'>the back of neck are background-color: #dae8f4'>the occipital lymph nodes, background-color: #dae8f4'>the posterior cervical lymph nodes and background-color: #dae8f4'>the jugular chain of lymph nodes.background-color: #dae8f4'>they can swell up after infectibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on or allergic reactibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on.
Avatar n tn my cockapoo has a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> her <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> after having a tick removed ayear or lbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onger ago and it left a small bump and now its geting bigger background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a dime doesnt bobackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther her and shes not sick what could it be?
Avatar n tn background-color: #dae8f4'>the bump comes and goes every two weeks. background-color: #dae8f4'>the first lump was right in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. background-color: #dae8f4'>then after a mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onth <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> so anobackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther background-color: #dae8f4'>one background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the right side of it. And of course more headaches. background-color: #dae8f4'>then anobackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther background-color: #dae8f4'>one to right of that background-color: #dae8f4'>the secbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ond. So now background-color: #dae8f4'>there is three. I know I need a check up but my appt is not until next week. Is this normal or should I really be cbackground-color: #dae8f4'>oncern? Thanks!
Avatar m tn It is difficult to diagnose a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on net. A hard marble size lump at background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> would usually be a lymph node that swelled up in respbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onse to an infectibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on, background-color: #dae8f4'>the commbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onest being dandruff of hair. This can be tender if inflamed. background-color: #dae8f4'>the obackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther possibilities is that it is a lipoma (localized collectibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on of fat), a cyst, or a neurofibroma (localized harmless swelling in of nerve and cbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onnective tissue). All are harmless swellings. A neurofibroma can at times be tender. Hope this helps. Take care!
Avatar n tn I have a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> (at my hairline to background-color: #dae8f4'>the right <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my spinalcord) that has been background-color: #dae8f4'>there for almost 6 years. It is background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a half dollar and feels hard to background-color: #dae8f4'>the touch, but can be moved around background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the back of my neck. It rarely is ever painful unless i start to mess with it or i lay background-color: #dae8f4'>on that side of my neck for a lbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ong period of time. It has been about background-color: #dae8f4'>the same size for as lbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ong as i can remeber. My dad told me background-color: #dae8f4'>these cyst as he called it runs in background-color: #dae8f4'>the family.
Avatar m tn I have a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> in background-color: #dae8f4'>the middle next to background-color: #dae8f4'>the top <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my spine.It appeared about 6 mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onths ago background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a pea but has grown now to about background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a marble,its very hard and has started to hurt a little as if I have been sleeping background-color: #dae8f4'>the wrbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ong way.When you touch it it moves around slightly.Has anybackground-color: #dae8f4'>one got any advice background-color: #dae8f4'>on what it could be as Im starting to get a little worried especially as it has grown.
Avatar n tn Last night I noticed a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>, background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the right side, at background-color: #dae8f4'>the base <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my skull. It's about background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a penny and doesn't seem to be moving around or anything. It isn't real painful, background-color: #dae8f4'>only if I poke at it. I haven't had any visual issues, nor terrible headaches or nausea or anything. I had my family and a couple friends feel it and background-color: #dae8f4'>they all said it feels like a tensibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>knot.
Avatar n tn About two years ago, while I was putting it up, I noticed a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. It is under my hair, almost at background-color: #dae8f4'>the hair line, background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the left side <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> background-color: #dae8f4'>on what feels like background-color: #dae8f4'>the left muscle of background-color: #dae8f4'>the spine, at background-color: #dae8f4'>the base of background-color: #dae8f4'>the skull. I hadn't thought of it in a while, but more recently I have been getting massive debilitating migraines. That's why I decided to ask a questibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on here. It is about background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a dime, maybe slightly smaller.
Avatar n tn my cockapoo has a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> her <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> were a tick was removed a year or lbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onger ago it left a small lump and its getting bigger size of dime or it could have been when she got a shot a year ago or so shes not sick and it doesnt bobackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther her what could it be?
Avatar n tn im female 17 years old and i have found this lump in background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> just under my hair line background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the left side near my spine ive had this for atleast a year and havent gbackground-color: #dae8f4'>one to background-color: #dae8f4'>the doctors as im scared of what background-color: #dae8f4'>they might say, i think it may have got a tiny bit bigger since a year ago and last night it started to hurt a little when touched but its never hurt before and im now worried that it could be something serious what do you think it might be?
Avatar n tn I have a firmed hard lump in background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> behind background-color: #dae8f4'>the ear under background-color: #dae8f4'>the skull bbackground-color: #dae8f4'>one. I can feel that it is starting to affect my left ear. background-color: #dae8f4'>the doctors thought it was a sweelling gland but is not. background-color: #dae8f4'>the lump is very firm. What could possibly be? background-color: #dae8f4'>one of background-color: #dae8f4'>the doctor's think is a bbackground-color: #dae8f4'>one grown.
Avatar n tn i have a small lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>back</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> it hurts my ears are stopped up and my shoulders and neck is sore
Avatar n tn Hi he should get it checked out. i noticed a small lump in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> 2 years ago in april during pregnancy. No testing were dbackground-color: #dae8f4'>one eibackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther than a thyroid test which was neg. it went away during background-color: #dae8f4'>the end of pregnancy and a year later it came back. ultrasound showed enlarged node, ct scan showed 3.4 cm enalrged 3 tiny background-color: #dae8f4'>ones around thyroid and background-color: #dae8f4'>one big background-color: #dae8f4'>one behind chest wall 10.cm prognosis: hodgkins or malignant lymphoma. Biopsy will be performed background-color: #dae8f4'>on June 10th to rule out mailgnancy.
Avatar n tn I found a small lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the side <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>, just below my left side jaw bbackground-color: #dae8f4'>one. What could this be? Too far back to be swollen glands and it hurts mildly to background-color: #dae8f4'>the touch!!!
198703 tn?1207713828 Hi I'm not sure this is background-color: #dae8f4'>the right place to post... but I have a questibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on about a lump in teh right side of my neck.. it is right next to my adams apple.. I have to press back a little but can definitely feel it .. background-color: #dae8f4'>the size of a marble or larger.. at least background-color: #dae8f4'>the part I can feel.. I also feel a pulse through it.. Is this my carotid artery, or could it be a lump in frbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ont of it.. it is very hard for me to tell ..
Avatar f tn I have a small marble size lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the inside <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> background-color: #dae8f4'>the right side <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. It is close to my esphogus and is painiful when I swallow or stretch my neck. It was sudden background-color: #dae8f4'>onset since last week. I am 56 yrs old. I have thyroid nodules which are benign and stable. I had blood work last mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onth which was all normal. What could cause this cbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onditibackground-color: #dae8f4'>on?
Avatar n tn I ignored background-color: #dae8f4'>them thinking that I just have severe PMS symptoms. About six mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onths ago I noticed a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the right side <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. background-color: #dae8f4'>the doctors have checked me for diabetes, mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ono, thyroid, lupus, and many obackground-color: #dae8f4'>ther things. I have also had a CT background-color: #dae8f4'>on background-color: #dae8f4'>the neck and an upper GI. background-color: #dae8f4'>the upper GI came back clear and background-color: #dae8f4'>the ct showed that i had a mass in my neck but background-color: #dae8f4'>they didnt do anything about it. Lymphoma is strbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ong in my family and I am a little nervous. What should I do?
Avatar n tn Hi, can anybackground-color: #dae8f4'>one help me with some advice background-color: #dae8f4'>on a lump in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>. For background-color: #dae8f4'>the past 18mbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onths I've had a lump background-color: #dae8f4'>on my neck, just below my jawline about an inch from my ear. I have been to background-color: #dae8f4'>the doctors background-color: #dae8f4'>on 3 separate occasibackground-color: #dae8f4'>ons to ask background-color: #dae8f4'>them what it can be and have been told it's "probably" my tbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onsil. Now, I understand that your tbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onsils swell when your ill but I've never been ill - no flu, coughs or colds.
Avatar n tn Is it normal to have small, hard, just slightly smaller than pea sized bumps in this area <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> background-color: #dae8f4'>the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>? Or is it a good chance <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> being cancer? I will ask my Dr this week, but I am hoping to get some peace of mind until background-color: #dae8f4'>then. Thanks.
Avatar n tn I have recently come across a small lump in background-color: #dae8f4'>the right side <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> located just past background-color: #dae8f4'>the halfway point of my neck and slightly towards background-color: #dae8f4'>the back (behind my ear as opposed to in frbackground-color: #dae8f4'>ont of it). background-color: #dae8f4'>the lump is not painful, hard, and I can move it slightly up and down, and it's not round more of and oval shape. I dbackground-color: #dae8f4'>on't smoke or drink, I am however tired all background-color: #dae8f4'>the time.
Avatar m tn I was admitted to hospital a few weeks back in horrific pain in my jaw n felt like this lump was exploding in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span> ...no amount <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> pain relief would take it away I was practically uncbackground-color: #dae8f4'>onscious from all of it ...anyways pain has subsided but still background-color: #dae8f4'>there ...my jaw is now very very out of line it's completely crooked and face looks deformed almost ...this lump feels like it's growin inside ..