Oncology (General Cancer)/lump on neck

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I've had problems with opening my mouth wide as it gave me a lot of pain in my left ear, jaw and neck and again on the left out side of my throat gave me a lot pain I could not even touch it I've had changes in my voice I find it hard to swallow I've had a really bad cough for more than six months, now I have a lump on the right bottom side of my neck I'm 19 now but I've been smoking 40 to 60 a day since the age of 13-14 what could this be ?

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Probably some sort of infection. LET A DOCTOR CHECK YOU SOONEST & STOP SMOKING!!!!! Good luck!


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