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Lump above tonsil, health anxiety, smoker. What could be wrong?

I have a small flesh coloured lump just above my right tonsil in the arch bit. It doesnt hurt and i have no sore throat or any thibg. am 29 years old and have been a smoker. I suffer from health anxiety and am very anxious at the moment. I am seeing my doctor on Tuesday but could do with some advice or reassurance. I am so scared I have cancer . Please help.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
thanks for your query.

Flesh coloured lump above tonsil suggest two possibilities either infective granulations or malignant mass.

Better to consult ENT specialist and examined.

I think better to go for punch biopsy of it and treat accordingly.

You dont have to worry as now a days we have so many options and treatment modalities for it.

Thanks, take care.
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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