A Small Lump On The Left Side Of The Neck Accompanied By Weight Loss And Fatigue?
Hello,, my husband is 41 years old, currently at the base of the left neck there is a small lump under the skin, immovable when pressed pain, cough, headache, coughing headache, weight loss, often tired, appetite is reduced, eyes become glazed, , it is necessary to know that my husband is not a smoker and never drink alcohol ,, initial symptoms actually like symptoms of stomach acid, chills, chills, almost this month he has nausea, but as usual, this lump appears only a few days about a week, which So my question, what is this disease, is it dangerous? Please explain, sorry if the question is too long, and the language is not polite, Thank you very much, Thank you warahmatullahi wabarakatuh
Hello Ms. Saniyatul
Thank you for the question, but don't hesitate to ask at HealthReplies.com. Lumps in the neck can occur by a variety of health conditions, and the presence of these lumps can be related to symptoms experienced by your husband at this time such as dizziness, weight loss, fatigue, glazed eyes, and decreased appetite. However, it does not rule out the possibility that a lump in the neck that appeared a few days turned out to be a stand-alone medical condition, meaning that the existence of the lump might have nothing to do with various complaints experienced by your husband.
As for some medical conditions that could be a possibility of a lump in the neck are:
Lymphadenopathy or known as swollen lymph nodes, the appearance of these lumps is usually influenced by infectious diseases such as common colds, earaches due to infections, toothaches due to infections, tuberculosis, to HIV conditions. In addition to lymph node infection can also occur due to the influence of drugs consumed, the presence of auto immune diseases (such as lupus), or lymphadenitis cancer itself is inflammation of the lymph nodes, so that the size of lymph nodes enlarges, such as those found in the neck and armpits area . The originators themselves can vary due to bacterial, viral, fungal, or parasitic infections. Lipoma cyst, is a tissue that can grow anywhere, such as in the neck. The sac tissue is sac-shaped so that you can clearly feel the boundary between the cyst sac and the surrounding tissue. There are cysts that are painful when pressed but there are also those that are not painful despite being pressed by a tumor, are excessive tissue growth so that it can compress or even damage the surrounding tissue (called cancer) or even damage other tissues While some considerations for complaints of decreased appetite, the eyes become wistful, easily tired, dizzy, and sometimes cough is:
Upper respiratory tract infections, where there is an infection of the respiratory tract can trigger complaints such as coughing, runny nose, sore throat, fever, shortness of breath, muscle aches, dizziness, weakness and fatigue. Insomnia, in some people who have difficulty sleeping especially tend to feel tired and sleepy, this situation can also make the immune system become less optimal so it is easier to fall ill Anemia Tuberculosis Hypothyroid Conditions The conditions mentioned above are only just possible for the information that Saniyatul's mother conveyed so what experience experienced could be different from what was actually experienced by her husband, that's why her husband should be Saniyatul's mother went to see a doctor directly. In addition to conducting health interviews and physical examinations (physical), the doctor may also need to suggest a number of supporting examinations such as routine blood tests, sputum tests, X-rays, ultrasound on the lump, examination of thyroid hormone levels, and so on. So that you can be sure what the actual situation is naturally and whether the presence of the lump is related to the symptoms that are being experienced.
Some tips and suggestions so that the complaints do not get worse, try to get 7-8 hours of sleep every night. So it is recommended that the husband does not stay up late or sleep too late at night. Then use the respiratory mask when going to travel to a crowded public place. And it is hoped that consuming balanced nutritious food to meet the nutritional and mineral needs needed by the body.
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