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Lumps on the left side of neck, headaches. History of cancer in the same location. Is it cancer?

HI THERE, IM 29 YEARS OLD AND HAVE NOTICED OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS LUMPS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY NECKS..NOT VISIBLE BUT BY TOUCH...IT IS UNCOMFORTABLE...IM HAVING HEADACHES ..IM REALLY FREAKING OUT BECAUSE I JUST LOST MY MOM TO CANCER IN THE SAME LOCATION AS THESE LUMPS? WHAT COULD IT POSSIBLY BE? BESIDES THE HEADACHES AND DISCOMFORT MY BODY IS DEFFINITLY TRYING TO TELL ME SOMETHING IS GOING ON??? PLEASE HELP!! I AM SO SCARED!!!
Asked On : Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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Hi stacy,

It is very unfortunate that u lost ur mom to cancer. The bumps which u feel may be the prominent bone in the neck spine bones. But it is always advisable to consult a physician or surgeon to get ur neck examined. If there is any suspicion a simple FNAC or biopsy will rule out cancer.


Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim
Surgical Oncologist
mdibrahimdr@yahoo.co.in
Answered: Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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