San Jose, CA
A 46-year-old member asked:
Had pain, lump, swelling in neck for a few days. ct showed small growth on parotid gland. a few days after that, the pain, lump, swelling went away completely overnight and feel totally normal. would cancer just go away like that overnight?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It is unlikely that you had a cancer. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health.
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Answered Mar 22, 2021
Last updated Mar 22, 2021
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