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Lump in the right side of my throat

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Hard to say : Would need more info and exam. If it has been fairly recent swollen nodes can cause similar symptoms and are often associated with a viral or bacteri... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
From your description it could be a lymph node, salivary gland or thyroid. You need an exam.Pl see your MD who would check you and diagnose more acc... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. PAUL Christu
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Lymph node: During a throat infection, lymph nodes in the neck become swollen and tender. After the infection the tenderness disappears and the swollen nodes usua... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Everett
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Needs examination: It is impossible to diagnose this without an examination and more careful review of associated symptoms. See your doctor ASAP.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Podiatry 50 years experience
Possible lymph gland: Possible swollen lymph gland. Could be an indication of vires or infection. Strongly recommend appointment with you primary care doctor for a through... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Question cut off: However, this really does warrant medical assessment.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andy Chung
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Smoking and cancer: Asymmetry in the mouth, throat or neck in a setting of tobacco use should warrant an ENT examination to ensure that this "lump" is correctly diagnosed... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Lumps in throat: Hello, these lumps are probably either tonsils or tonsil like lymph tissue. It is normal to have an asymmetry i. The numbers of these tissues. Check w... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Tonsil?: Is it inside of your throat? then it may be your Tonsil. If outside on your neck =Lymph node or Salivary Gland Get examined. It will help your worry
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
Sleep Medicine 14 years experience
Odynophagia: Odynophagia is pain with swallowing. I would suggest having your throat examined. Your symptoms may be from enlarged tonsils or a mass in the back o... Read More
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