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Swollen glands on the neck, lump in the back of the throat. Difficulty in swallowing. Cancer?

I started to notice swollen glands on the led side of my neck 2/7 ago with a slight ear pain. This morning I awoke to feel a lump the size of a pea @ the back of my throat (on the left). It is not painful - just slightly uncomfortable when I swallow . I saw my GP and have a ENT referral but cannot get an appointment for 5 months. I am scared to wait that long if its cancer!
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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Hi.Swelling of such short duration may not be Cancer.Dont worry.Please take good Antibiotic and Anti inflammatory drug.see the response.Hope everything will be fine.all the best.take care
Answered: Tue, 15 Jan 2013
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