A 31-year-old member asked:
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i have a lump in my neck by my jaw line the size of a grape and it hurts could it be cancer?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
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.
Answered on Nov 28, 2013
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Needs evaluation: Need to be evaluated; most commonly this is not cancer, but cause should be determined so that it can be treated. See physician.
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See your dentist: Tooth infection can cause that lump. You must check it with a dentist first to see what is next.
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