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Typically would a 2.5 CM very soft and moveable and squishy lymph node in a 16 yr old male teen be cancerous or some other cause. It's been their 2 yr?

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Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Maybe

Usually lymph node enlargement in kids are from infections, but if they do not go away they should be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible.

In brief: Maybe

Usually lymph node enlargement in kids are from infections, but if they do not go away they should be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible.
Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips
Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Get it checked

Any mass over 2cm in size needs to be evaluated.
I agree it's not likely to be cancer or sarcoma if it has been there for 2 years... But 2cm is a large mass.. It should be checked.

In brief: Get it checked

Any mass over 2cm in size needs to be evaluated.
I agree it's not likely to be cancer or sarcoma if it has been there for 2 years... But 2cm is a large mass.. It should be checked.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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