Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
More lumps
Hi,

  I was wondering what could cause lumps on your neck. I have had a lump on my neck that originally I thought was just a pimple not fully grown yet but it is still there after more then a week, it is painful when I move my neck around or touch it or lay on it but it doesn't seem to move.

Also, as of today I've noticed a second lump on the same side of my neck but this one is just starting and it's just behind my left earlobe so you can't see it if you look at me.

Just wondering if anyone knows what it could be and if I should worry at all.
Cancel
2 Answers
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
This kind of bump can be a swollen lymph node,a sebaceous cyst or a boil. Lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes) is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection along with other numerous causes.Treatment is usually cold compresses,over the counter anti-inflammatory analgesics(pain killers) like acetaminophen or ibuprofen,antibiotics if cause of infection is suspected to be a bacteria and surgical drainage if there is any abscess formation.

If there is a history of any recent viral infection then a swollen lymph node should be ruled out.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





Comment
Cancel
563773 tn?1374250139
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Thanks for your help. I appreciate all the answers you have given me! I have a doctor's appointment for this next week!
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
4769306 tn?1451008167
Blank
KeeLolo commented on photo
4 hrs ago
2066718 tn?1431147169
Blank
TTC2006 commented on Baseline blood work a...
4 hrs ago
790669 tn?1424536298
Blank
Baseline blood work and ultrasound...
4 hrs ago by Des_a_rae
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
Women's Health 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?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON