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Thyroid Diseases

Lump on Neck

05/31/2007

Question:

I woke up one morning and noticed a small enlarged lump on my neck right below my ear lobe. It is hard and does not move. I have been told this could be my lymph nodes, but what I need to know is what causes this and what it can be?

Answer:

This question cannot be answered over the internet, without physically examining the lump itself. I think you need to have this lump examined by a doctor.

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Response by:

Thomas A Murphy, MD, FACP, FACE Thomas A Murphy, MD, FACP, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University