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Neck Lumps Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Painless lumps on both sides of neck, from past one month which are growing slowly. Age:22, female. Will that results in cancer. Worried. Please help?
Neck lumps : Most lumps on neck are due to inflamed lymph nodes which most of the time are of benign nature. Infections can cause this type of reaction and they usually resolve on their own or after infection has resolved. Lymph nodes that persist, are hard and do not move need to be checked more closely. If that is the case a visit to the ENT is recommended. ...Read more
I have weird lump things on the side of my neck when i push down there painless but i thought lumps probably mean I have cancer?
I bet you're fine: Show your physician at your next office visit, or make an appointment if it keep growing, is stony-hard, and/or sticks to surrounding structures. Most young people have several palpable benign lymph nodes in the neck. ...Read more
Lymp nodes: You should be evaluated by your doctor ,most likely those lumps are lymph nodes. ...Read more
I have 3 lumps in my neck for years. 2 are soft, movable and pea sized. The other is hard and doesn't move. Should cancer be a concern?
Swollen lymph node: A persistently swollen node is concerning and needs to be worked up. Your ENT will likely order a biopsy (FNA, fine needle or open). It is important to understand what process is going on. A pathologist will review your biopsy and hopefully provide answers. Cancer is possible and should be ruled out with the biopsy. ...Read more
Maybe: The lumps you describe might be enlarged lymph nodes. Knowing what causes their enlargement depends on more history: how long have they been enlarged, have you had a cancer of the head and neck, etc. It could be from an infection, but it might also be cancer, especially if you already have a cancer diagnosis. See your doctor. ...Read more
3 pea sized lumps in neck that come and go, right above my adams apple. What are they? Do I have cancer? Also they do not move
I had thyroid cancer 5yrs ago and now I have two swollen lumps in my neck , really tired? Cancer again prob aye
When there is cancer in the head and neck. Lumps are a symptom. Now do they mean the cancerous lump in lymph nobes? Or lumps grow anywhere In the neck
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