Causes Of Lumps On Neck?
Is one of the signs of enlarged and hot glands is stress and fatigue?
Enlargement or the presence of a lump in the neck can be caused by several things, such as:
Infection due to bacteria or viruses that causes enlargement of the lymph nodes, in this condition the lump will usually shrink as healing from the underlying infection Goiter or enlargement of the thyroid gland TB of the gland due to bacterial infection Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tumor cysts Side effects of drugs Other medical conditions such as autoimmune diseases , cancer and others In glandular tuberculosis itself is characterized by lumps on the neck and vary in number and size, fever of unknown cause, weight loss, decreased appetite, body feeling tired, chills and others. To be sure, it is necessary to carry out a direct examination by a doctor, both physical and supporting examinations such as blood labs, x-rays, sputum sample tests, ultrasound, biopsy or scanning with a CT scan if needed.
If the cause has been determined, a follow-up plan will be made either through the procedure of removing the lump and also being given antituberculosis drug treatment which can last 9-12 months.
May be useful,
dr. Adi P.