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Soft lump on neck, chest x-ray clear. Could it be flu?

i have a soft squish lump on the bk of my neck where my trap meets my neck its been there a while it seems to swell n deciapte with reg movement . i been to a doc had tb test done n returned neg ive also had a chest xray done n was told it looks clear; my chest n heart all seem normal . the only thing ive ben told is it could be a flu and to keep taking robaxin n tynenol cold and pain im wondering if i should keep doing so?
Asked On : Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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If's its been there for more that a week....that isn't the flu. I would ask you family doctor to refer you to someone who can do a simple needle aspiration of the lump to see exactly what it is you are dealing with.
Answered: Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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