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A 19-year-old male asked:

So i have these lumps all over where my tonsils are my tonsils are not removed the lumps almost touch my uvula should i get a cancer screening? i also have lumps in my neck beside my adam's apple?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
I wouldn't think of cancer in your case. Multiple tonsillar lumps are most likely enlarged lymphatic tissue. This, coupled with neck lumps, which may be enlarged lymph nodes make me think of mononucleosis. I recommend examination by your physician or an ENT& having a CBC& differential white cell count&a mono test for evaluation even if you don't have any symptoms. The cbc will rule out blood disea

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