lump in back of my neck

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So I had my first panic attack in a while last night because of the lump it's inflamed and it hurts when I prod it I know I shouldn't do that , but apparently shouldn't worry if it moves and it's painful when touching it's doing my head in I don't have any other symptoms with it just that lump any one else had this sort of thing or am I the only one anxiety has took over and I'm thinking all sorts ... don't like going to the Dr's Iver

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    Hi, try not to worry. It's probably just a swollen lymph node. I too have had lumps in my neck that went away after a couple of days. I was worried too much and ended up spending all of my time just thinking about it and wasnt able to enjoy my life at the moment. If it gets debilitating for you, it's still best to go to the doctors for reassurance.
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    Hi 

    is it one lump or more like little nodules? 

    Have you had a cold, ear or throat infection recently? It could easily be a swollen gland, painful to touch if you push it. 

    hope your feeling better x

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