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PLEASE HELP! Desperate.

Posted In: I cannot get a diagnosis. 3 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 20, 2008
  • 03:14 PM

I have a FOUR INCH lump in the back of my neck.
My doctor is convinced that it is nothing to worry about...
I think otherwise, because it is still growing.

Here's some more details:
-It is very hard
-It dosen't move around
-It isn't part of my natural body
-It is on my spine
-It isn't growing in a cyst-like way
-I haven't had any sign of infection in a few months (It started growing after and won't stop)

Please tell me anything that it could be. Any possibilities. (I don't care how worrysome)

Thank you in advance.

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  • Ask your doctor why s/he thinks it's nothing to worry about. Ask for the name of the diagnosis. If you're concerned after you speak again with the doctor, get a second opinion. Consider having a biopsy done.
    aquila 1,263 Replies Flag this Response
  • Definitely get a second opinion! Could be a lot of things - some easy, some not but better to be aggressive and find out sooner than later.
    dizzy lizzie 192 Replies Flag this Response
  • take a picture of it. i want to see this thing!
    fewd4thought 126 Replies Flag this Response
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