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Lumps on neck

Hi my partner started riding a motorbike a couple of months ago now and has noticed a lump on the back of his neck he went to the doctor and they gave him amoxacilan and it went down a little but never went away now he has noticed another one on the side of his neck about a centermeter away from his ear?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Mar 2011
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You have a very valid query regarding ur partner's health. Lumps on the back of the neck can be from a number of causes the most common among them is infections leading to the swelling of lymph nodes at the posterior triangle of neck. the consisitency and feel of the node can help a physician immensely.
My advise- Get routine investigations of blood done especially the ESR and PBF. In 9 out of 10 cases, it may be just minor infections. The Amoxycillin is an antibiotic given to kill such infections. In rare cases; T.B. lymphadenitis or other rare modiseases may be important. The F.N.A.C is a very useful modality and can eliminate any doubt.
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