A Small Lump On The Left Back Of The Neck Accompanied By Pain When Pressed?
when I wake up I have a small lump on the back of my left neck and it hurts when I press it, is that dangerous?
Hello Syarif Hidayat,
Small lumps behind the neck accompanied by pain can be caused by some of the following disorders:
Furuncle or boils. Infection in the skin tissue, especially in the follicle. Lumps will enlarge in a matter of days, redness, pain, the middle of the white can rupture pus. Lymphadenitis. Inflammation of the lymph nodes, can be caused due to infections that occur in the respiratory tract, mouth teeth, and ears. Characterized by a lump, felt rubbery like a rubber ball, the same color as the surrounding skin, painful when pressed. Lipoma Benign tumors of fatty tissue, lumps of skin-colored lumps around the skin, when pressed as it moves under the skin, can be accompanied by pain when located near nerves or blood vessels. etc. There are many other differential diagnoses that can cause complaints of a lump in the neck. We recommend that you check yourself directly to the doctor so that you can find out the exact cause of your disorder. Be vigilant if the lump enlarges quickly, it feels very painful, fever appears, lumps appear on other parts of the body.
Thus the explanation from me, may be useful.