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i have a, knot on the side of my neck just below my left eat what could that be?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Knot inferior to ear: This might be an enlarged lymph node, a tumor of some type, an abscess, or something else. Let a doctor check this.
Answered on Feb 19, 2017
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