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A true isolated "lump" on the neck or in neck tissue needs to be distinguished from neck swelling and swollen neck lymph nodes. This section refers to external lumps on the neck rather than a swollen throat or sore throat....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Neck lump.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Neck lump. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Neck lump as a symptom include:
The list of organs typically affected by Neck lump may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Neck lump mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Neck lump. Of the 87 causes of Neck lump that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Neck lump' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Neck lump based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Neck lump, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Neck lump:
Medical Conditions associated with Neck lump:
Symptoms related to Neck lump:
Neck swelling (149 causes), Neck pain (148 causes), Stiff neck (136 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Sore throat (512 causes), Boil, Sebaceous cyst, Lipoma, Swollen neck lymph nodes (66 causes), Enlarged thyroid, Goiter (77 causes), Thyroid disorder, Thyroid nodule, Thyroid cancer, Submandibular duct stone
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