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Hard lump on the back of neck - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello
User :   yes I have this marble sized lump in the back of my neck. it does not hurt. could it be anything serious?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this lump?
User :   i noticed a couple months ago.
Doctor :   has it grown in size recently?
User :   i do not think so.
Doctor :   is the lump firm, hard or soft?
User :   hard.
Doctor :   is there any redness around it?
User :   nope its under the skin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you move it under the skin?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok have you taken any medications til now?
User :   yes just cold medicine.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will suggest you to get this examined, as it might need to be excised.

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