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What causes lump on neck?

i have had a gel like lump on my neck for aseveral months - comes, and goes, a little tender now , no other symtoms, was checked out with body scan and head scan in april - not for this however..everything good also had full metabolic blood tests in May as well all good ??
Mon, 15 Sep 2014
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1.The history and features suggest most possible cause could be lymph nodal enlargement.
2.Lymph nodal enlargement can be due to any infection / inflammation local or systemic.
3.Other possible cause could be any glandular lesion, finally vascular cause.
4.To conclude, after examination needs to get an ultrasound examination done - that will help in assessing the nature of the lesion, its source and extensions.
5.Depending on findings if mass - a needle sample might be needed and treated accordingly. Good luck.

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