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Round soft lump on neck, diagnosed as swollen lymph node. Root canal done. Cause of concern?

I noticed a lump on the left side of my neck in July 2012. It is round, soft and moveable. When I squeeze it, it does reduce is size but then gets a bit bigger over time. Often times, it does flucuate in size over a course of a day. I went for my yearly visit, and the doctor touched it and diagnosed it as a swollen lymph node. However, I do not have any other symptoms. I did have a root canal over a month ago. Also, I have had shoulder pain to do lifting to much weight for the past year or so. Should I be concerned?
Asked On : Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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Lymph node in the neck is a very common occurrence and has a large list of causes including a caries tooth or even dandruff.However our problem is since about 4 months now and is ?increasing in size.
Hence its better to get it evaluated by a general surgeon and if needed a FNAC may be done as per advice.
All the best
Answered: Wed, 21 Nov 2012
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