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I've had a lump in the side of my neck for over a year what could this be?

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Dr. Tal Dagan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Neck lump or mass

A lump in the neck warrants a visit to your local ear nose and throat doctor for further workup.
In an adult, the first thing to rule out is an enlarged lymph node that may contain malignant disease. Lymph nodes are stations for white blood cells that protect our body from various disease process. Enlargement of neck lymph nodes requires more details about your medical history and full ENT exam.

In brief: Neck lump or mass

A lump in the neck warrants a visit to your local ear nose and throat doctor for further workup.
In an adult, the first thing to rule out is an enlarged lymph node that may contain malignant disease. Lymph nodes are stations for white blood cells that protect our body from various disease process. Enlargement of neck lymph nodes requires more details about your medical history and full ENT exam.
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan
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Dr. Marc Rosenthal
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: See below

This needs evaluated by an ent.
If it is high on your neck by your jaw, it may be a parotid gland tumor.

In brief: See below

This needs evaluated by an ent.
If it is high on your neck by your jaw, it may be a parotid gland tumor.
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
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