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Is it normal to have a lump over your throat?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends.

This might indicate something going on like tonsillitis, etc.
It can be something you are born with, like thyroglossal duct cyst that can be removed. A lump/mass may also be a sign of cancer, but other things/symptoms are present. One must note that these cancers are in people over 50 and those who use a lot of alcohol and tobacco, including smokeless.

In brief: It depends.

This might indicate something going on like tonsillitis, etc.
It can be something you are born with, like thyroglossal duct cyst that can be removed. A lump/mass may also be a sign of cancer, but other things/symptoms are present. One must note that these cancers are in people over 50 and those who use a lot of alcohol and tobacco, including smokeless.
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