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A 16-year-old female asked:

Theres a hard immovable lump on my neck thats ive seen for two months and i get pain when i yawn/swallow sometimes and it hurts randomly. my doctor said its just stress and my blood tests were normal. what do i do? im just really scared now?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
If blood tests are normal it could be a dental problem. A cyst from a back tooth or salivary gland infection or blockage is possible. See an oral surgeon for diagnosis.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
You may watch and wait. You could feel the lump every few days. If the lump more than doubles in size, ulcerates, other lumps develop, you get fever or lose weight, see a doctor. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Sep 29, 2021

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