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Painless lump in the neck. What could it be?

I found a small lump in my neck . It is under my skin, just above my adam s apply, just a tad left of the center of my neck. It is generally painless. It feels like it is movable... I am 35. Based on my understanding of where the lymph nodes and thyroid are, it doesn t seem like it is either of these two. Thoughts?
Asked On : Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hello, welcome to HCM,
Firstly, from your description it sounds like a lymph node. But it should be confirmed by physical examination. for this consult with a general physician.
If you have any history of sore throat, dental infection, then it is quite common. But if you donot have these conditions, then Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology should be done from That particular lesion. Surgical biopsy should be done to rule out other possibilities.
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