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I have a small swell in my throat above adam's apple But i

Customer Question

Hello.. Good evening!
JA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?
Customer: I have a small swell in my throat above adam's apple But i dont have any sense of pain or irriation irritation*
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: I have this for the past 1 year.. No i dont have fever
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have breathing trouble at times.. Due to dust.. Nothing else for me
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 20 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Ok, I'm waiting for your response
Expert:  Dr. David replied 20 days ago.

is the small swelling area visible on the outiside of your neck?

or do you feel it on the inside?

how old are you?

are you man or woman?

can you see the area on a photo

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Outside my neck but inside the skin.. I'm 23 years old.. Women
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 20 days ago.

it could be a small skin cyst, or lipoma or benign lymph node you are feeling.

is it soft? soft would tend to indicate it is benign.

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Is that a type of cancer?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 20 days ago.

a lipoma is a benign fat mass and is not a type of cancer.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 20 days ago.

is the lump soft?