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A 31-year-old member asked:

I have a lump in my neck by my jaw line the size of a grape and it hurts could it be cancer?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
More likely not: Although it is more likely to be an inflammed lymph node or even a blocked salivary gland, see your doctor to be sure.
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology 34 years experience
Possibly: This likely is a lymph node. Cancer could be a cause as well as an infection. An ENT exam is necessary.
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Last updated Sep 20, 2015

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