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Booneville, AR
A 23-year-old male asked:

doctor referred me to an ent due to an abnormally enlarged gland in my neck now i'm freaking out thinking i have cancer what should i do?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Relax: Every enlarged gland in neck is not a cancer you are being refereed to ENT as it is their domain. Let them check out . Most of these conditions are very benign.
Dr. Hermilando Payen
Pathology 56 years experience
It could just be your salivary glands or lymph glands and early ENT consultation can give you peace of mind.
Sep 19, 2013
Dr. Lauren Stegman
Radiation Oncology 27 years experience
See the ENT: There are many reasons a for a lymph node to be enlarged besides cancer. Please get evaluated by as recommended by your primary doctor to rule out cancer, find the cause, and get the right treatment if any is needed.

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Last updated Jun 17, 2014

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