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Cuddling my DS 2nite I felt a little lump on his neck just below his ear and back a bit, it's about the size of a petit Pois (small pea!). Is this a normal lump and bump do you think?? Any medics out there?? HELP
not a medic but sounds like a swollen gland. They are common with infections, even with infections that you don't notice. I can't remember the details but you're likely to get asked how easy it is to move around when the more knowledgeable people are up. Search mumsnet and you should other threads with lump and neck.
I found several lumps on my ds's neck and I got it checked out by his doctor. Apparently he has lymphadenopathy, thats just a fancy word for persistant swollen lymph glands, he said it was nothing to to worry about. Pop down to your GP, helps to put your mind at rest.
if its the size of a small pea it should be normal. If they are bigger than 1cm, then they are swollen. My ds has swollen glands on neck at moment and no sign of infection so doc is considering giving him a blood test.