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Is removal of the lump in the neck necessary?

I have a lump on the right side of my neck. Its not near the lymph nodes. It's not a cyst that would be a ingrown hair or anthing like that. It startes out the size of a pea, now its the size of a marble after 3-4 years. There is no pain, but I'm concerned that the muscle may start being effected. Its really under the skin. Now I've locate another one on the other side right below my left ear. Should I have DR remove?

Wed, 12 Feb 2014
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Hi,
From history it seems that either you might be having enlarged lymph nodes or sebaceous cyst.
Consult surgeon and get examined.
If cyst is there, it should be excised with sac.
Ok and take care.
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Is removal of the lump in the neck necessary?

Hi, From history it seems that either you might be having enlarged lymph nodes or sebaceous cyst. Consult surgeon and get examined. If cyst is there, it should be excised with sac. Ok and take care.