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A 27-year-old male asked:

had swollen posterior cervicle lymph node saw doctor due to infection. its gone and muscles seem to be tense and swollen a tiny bit. can this becancer?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need more info: Probably not, but I would advise you to see your primary care physician to have him/her check you out. Normally a cancerous lymph node does not disappear on its own and surely does not respond to antibiotics.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Should not be cancer: since it disappeared with antibiotic treatment. Neck muscles may hut from muscle tension from stressing out. Follow up with your doctor and have them re-evaluate the neck pain.
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