A 27-year-old female asked:
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after a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, i found a soft lump on left side of my neck. it's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. any idea what this could be?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Reactive node: It sound's like you have a reactive lymph node. This is a lymph node that is doing it's job by enlarging to help get rid of the infections you've been suffering. It should be gone within 4 weeks. If it's not, see your doctor.
Answered on Mar 29, 2020
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