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HI, DOCTOR I have a question i notice a bump on my right side

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HI, DOCTOR I have a question i notice a bump on my right side of the neck is it something i should worry about.my brother had ear infection could it be that the bump is caused by me getting sick?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 3 years ago.

Dr. SS :

Greetings,

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Customer:

hi

Dr. SS :

When did the lump develop?

Dr. SS :

How large is it?

Customer:

i don't really know but i think i always had it but im not sure.its not painfull

Customer:

its under my skin 3 in from the ear

Dr. SS :

How large is it?

Dr. SS :

Is it 3 in down from the ear?

Customer:

i think 1/4 inch little

Customer:

yes

Dr. SS :

Does it move?

Customer:

nope

Dr. SS :

Is it enlarging in size?

Customer:

on the right side

Customer:

i dont think so

Dr. SS :

Is it soft or firm?

Customer:

on my neck was itchy to for few days now it getting better skin is soft but when u touch it is kind a hard

Dr. SS :

There can be a few probables for it.

Customer:

could it be a muscle

Dr. SS :

It can be an enlarged lymph node.

Customer:

is it cancer

Dr. SS :

Lymph node can be enlarged from an infection.

Dr. SS :

It is unlikely a cancer.

Customer:

what should i do

Dr. SS :

It can remain after the infection has subsided.

Dr. SS :

Another probable is a cyst.

Dr. SS :

Sebaceous cyst is common.

Dr. SS :

This is due to blocking of duct of gland.

Customer:

ok

Dr. SS :

I would suggest to get it examined by doctor.

Dr. SS :

You need not to worry much.

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I shall try to give you excellent service.
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If you need any more help please let me know.

Customer:

should wait a little longer maybe and see what happens

Dr. SS :

You can wait to see whether it is enlarging.

Customer:

what about if is ?

Dr. SS :

If it enlarges or a new one develops, then you should take an examination by doctor without delaying.

Dr. SS :

I think part of your sentence did not come through.

Dr. SS :

Please resend the query.

Customer:

what about doc the iching skin on my neck that i had it is right by the bump.could it be from infection to ?

Dr. SS :

Itching can occur from allergy, fungal infection, dermatitis.

Customer:

thank you

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Wish your healthy life.

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Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 3 years ago.
Hi Sebastian,

I just wanted to check that everything is fine.
If you need any other help, please let me know.

Dr SS