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A 19-year-old male asked:

Soft pea size lump in my left side of neck i have cold doctor said nothing serious it became smaller but i still worry of cancer?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Not to worry: almost all such tiny lumps in our necks are just lymph nodes doing the job of fighting some infection nearby, even a cold, keeping us safe.
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