Undiagnosed Symptoms Community
Egg size neck growth
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to undiagnosed symptoms, breathing difficulties, feeling cold, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fainting, fever, indigestion, itching, nausea, numbness, pain (chronic), paralysis, rash, sweating, swelling, urination problems, and vomiting.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Egg size neck growth

My 84 yo mother developed an egg size growth under her left ear on her neck.  It prevents some movement and is very sore to the touch.
Tags: Neck
Related Discussions
3 Comments
Blank
1677545_tn?1304797722
i dont mean to scare you but my uncle had a growth in the same place. he was quickly diagnosed with cancer and passed away a couple weeks ago. theres no reason to think this is the same thing but i would definitely get it checked as soon as possible.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I would definitely see a doctor in this case.  It could just be a boil or benign cyst that may need to be lanced; however a doctor should rule other possilbilites out.
Blank
351246_tn?1379685732
Hi
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
A lump that feels warm and is present on the side of the face (underneath where the earlobe attached to my face) could be a swollen lymph node or a chronically inflamed parotid gland or a parotid abscess (localized collection of pus) or an abscess not involving the parotid gland.
This may need to be drained, treated with antibiotics and you must consult a doctor immediately. Take care!
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Undiagnosed Symptoms Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top General Health Answerers
363281_tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
1530171_tn?1418143903
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
1756321_tn?1377771734
Blank
Red_Star
Queensland, Australia
1622896_tn?1426267159
Blank
bobdylan1958
Somewhere ?, United Kingdom