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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

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2 year old kid has marble size lump in the left side of his neck.

My 2 year old son has marble size lump in the left side of his neck about a marble size. Finished anitbiotic today and it hasn t changed at all. I touch it and he never says it hurts. Do you think i could be cancer??? He usually is up really early and lately hasn t wanted to get up, but after he is up he is pretty good. He seems fine other wise.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011
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Hi ashley,there is no reason to worry.the lump seems to be an enlarged lymph node.Lymph-node in such areas normally enlarge due to some infection in throat or ear .There is no reason get alarmed.It will subside with medicine,please keep in touch with your doctor.bye and take care.
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