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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have a cold, pink eye (mostly gone), and last night stabbing pain and fullness in my left ear and throat pain on left side. this morning i saw a small smooth red bump on my left palatopharyngeal arch right behind tonsil. cancer? doctor immediately?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Unlikely: Cancer is unlikely in above scenario. Seeing your doc might help in putting a plan together and getting a baseline eval. In case more tests are needed, such as a culture they can be obtained at the time of your visit.
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