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I have had a lump on the side of my neck. I've had it for 7 months. It hasn't gone away. I am unemployed but I am getting concerned. Can this be cancerous?
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replied January 12th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Lump on the side of neck for 7 months is likely a benign swollen lymph node or some soft tissue mass. However it needs to be examined and managed accordingly.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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