A 53-year-old male asked:
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i began flu symptoms 5 days ago. this morning woke up with visible lump on neck below jaw line to the right of adam's apple. why is that?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Neck lump: This probably represents an enlarged lymph node in response to a recent viral infection. If this does not resolve within a week or so you should see your physician.
Answered on Jun 13, 2017
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