A 44-year-old member asked:
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Can you tell me if i swallow to big of mouthful of food I have a pain run up the back side if my neck to my head so does it sound like cancer or a swollen lymph node?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Maybe: ..You should try smaller mouthfuls. Regardless, if you have any issue when you swallow, you should see your doctor for an evaluation. Don't put it up for later.
Answered on Mar 16, 2014

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