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What (other than cancer) might cause a painless, v. Hard, fixed mass in the tonsil area w/ firm, swollen AC node, hearing decrement, & clr mucus?
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: See your doctor
It looks like you're trying to fit a lot of info into a short question and i suspect there's more to tell as well.
In general infection & cancer are high on the list of things that cause lymph node enlargement. There are others, but based on what you've written i'd recommend seeing your doctor for a complete history and evaluation.

In brief: See your doctor
It looks like you're trying to fit a lot of info into a short question and i suspect there's more to tell as well.
In general infection & cancer are high on the list of things that cause lymph node enlargement. There are others, but based on what you've written i'd recommend seeing your doctor for a complete history and evaluation.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cancer
Painless mass of tonsil with swollen node = cancer until proven otherwise.
The other issues are unrelated and take a back seat to the tonsil mass. Get this evaluated asap by your local ent.

In brief: Cancer
Painless mass of tonsil with swollen node = cancer until proven otherwise.
The other issues are unrelated and take a back seat to the tonsil mass. Get this evaluated asap by your local ent.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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