• Curious about if anyone has had salivary cancer here?

    Asked by KancerKiller on Thursday, December 6, 2018

    Curious about if anyone has had salivary cancer here?

    I'm probably just freaking out but I have a salivary gland that is cramping up, and I think I have a lymph node swollen. I have an appointment but not for a couple weeks. I'm wanting to know if this is a symptom.

    11 Answers from the Community

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Molly, my right side is numb from ear down to my Adam's apple. That was from the radical neck dissection I had on my right side.

      5 months ago
    • KancerKiller's Avatar

      Well, my scare was just a scare, I had a swollen node as I thought, but apparently, it was just from an issue I had inside my mouth with a sore. Thanks for your help and answers. #BulletDodged

      5 months ago
    • po18guy's Avatar

      @KancerKiller In your case, enlarged lymph nodes are a very positive sign. Without an effective immune system fighting infection, your life is at far greater risk than with any cancer. Infection can take you in 1-2 weeks. No cancer on earth can do that.

      Paul Allen? He did not die of cancer! He died of sepsis - massive infection that his immune system and even IV antibiotics could not control.

      5 months ago

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