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I have a big Pemple on my neck.. it's hard and sore looks like it's coming to a head.. has a light red circle around it. was trying to figure out what it might be. - Asked by t s on 25-Nov-2014 08:16:52

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    Answered by Dr. Ramya Smitha on 25-Nov-2014 08:52:46

    Hello This seems to be a thyroid swelling or Parotid swelling but without physically examining it we cannot assure u any thing. Kindly Meet a surgeon for further advice 


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  • Answered by Dr. on 25-Nov-2014 10:43:02

    Hi,

    Depending on area of neck, it could most probably an abscess. If it is small it can be drained easily with sterile needle and will heal on its own. If it is big and hard or if it is a sebaceous cyst you need to consult a surgeon. If it is is thyroid or parotid gland or lymph node there might be different treatments. I suggest you consult a doctor.


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