A member asked:

Can tumors on my neck cause me to have difficulty swallowing?

8 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Phil Zapanta answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Yes: These tumors can cause difficulty in swallowing in 3 general ways: compression of the esophagus, invasion of the esophagus and associated swallowing muscles, or invasion of the nerves that help control the swallow mechanism.

Answered 10/3/2016

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Dr. Farhad Sigari answered

Specializes in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Yes!: Absolutely..Please let your treating physician know asap.

Answered 9/28/2016

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