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#1 of 5 Old 12-16-2009, 04:27 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I noticed that my baby has a bump on the back of her head. It is where the neck meets the skull but on the skull part.

Could she have just bumped her head? I don't remember her doing this lately.
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Could be a lymph node. There's one that floats around back there.
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If you press on it with a finger, does it sort of wobble or slip out from under your finger? I think that's probably a lymph node.

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nak.
i think it's a lymph node...my ds has that too.
agree w/ llyra's test!

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It does kind of move around and a bit squishy. Well, we are going to Doc's tomorrow and I am going to point it out.
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