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A 38-year-old male asked:

I have a pea sized lump on my left shoulder (neck and shoulder). it has been painless for a year and now it is sore and pains a bit. can it be cancer?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not likely: Cancers are generally painless. If the lump is sore it may more likely be a staph infection, which needs to be looked at urgently and treated accordingly. Feel better☺️
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