Neck Mass

It is important to remember that not all head and neck masses are cancerous. There are numerous causes for masses to develop. If you feel a lump in your neck, contact a head and neck specialist like Dr. Leeman. Even if the mass is benign, it can still have a serious impact on the head and neck.

Masses in the head and neck are usually attributed to:

  • Enlarges lymph nodes as your body fights infection
  • Cancers
  • Benign lesions that do not grow or spread
  • Cysts
  • Thyroid masses
  • Vascular masses
  • Salivary gland masses

If you experience the following symptoms, schedule an appointment with Dr. Leeman.

  • Lump in the neck persisting for more than two weeks
  • Change in your voice including hoarseness that persists more than two weeks
  • Swollen tongue
  • Blood in the saliva or phlegm
  • Swallowing problems
  • Changes in the skin
  • Persistent par pain or ear pain while swallowing
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