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I have a lump on my throat wall plus slight ear discomfort

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I have a lump on my throat wall plus slight ear discomfort
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
You need to go for immediate exam.
For example, this might be strep that has infected the throat and the ear.
It might simply be viral.
However, when there is the potential of hearing loss due to infection, exam is mandatory.
If you can not see your doctor this morning, go to the ER or urgent care.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I am trying to add a photo but it doesnt seem to work

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Impossible to say exactly what that is, except that it is not cancer.
Abscess, or cyst, or polyp. Allergic reaction or reaction to a virus.
You still need an exam to look in the ears.
Also, I suggest follow up with ENT if this lump does not resolve.
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