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My son aged 31 has developed lumps on his neck and is

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My son aged 31 has developed lumps on his neck and is experiencing hair loss . He works nights so trying to get appointment with a doctor is difficult I'm very concerned can u help. Thank you Wendy.
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 days ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 days ago.

we are doctors online here to help answer medical questions.

we can't see patients with appointments or run blood testing.

where are these lumps?

he should get routine blood testing and thyroid hormone testing.

he can get a GP doctor here

https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/GP/LocationSearch/4

let me know if you have questions.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
OK thank you hopefully he can see his own doctor on Monday. I just hoped you would no what the problem was ther are 2 lumps both quiet hard bur move able so I'm at a loss as to what it cud be .plus he's loosing hair waking up with it on his pillow .
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I can't afford more than iv paid already so it's fine thank you anyway didn't realise it would be expensive to ask advice thank you for your time .
Expert:  Dr. David replied 12 days ago.

where are these lumps?

low iron levels, abnormal thyroid hormone levels, low B12, folate levels in his system can cause hair loss.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
The lumps are on his neck
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.

I see

often it can be 100% normal to feel normal enlarged lymph node lumps in the neck.

regular viral infection can cause swollen neck lymph nodes.

most likely the lumps in his neck is not causing his hair loss.