Parotid Tumor

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Kindly suggest if my father needs operation for the lump under his ear.
Query: Hi doctor, About a month ago, my father found a lump under his ear. On consultation, the doctors suggested for a few tests. From the test results, they suggested for an operation to remove that lump. But, there may be some risk involved in the operation like paralysis in any part of face (ear, nose ...  Read Full »
Dr. Deepak Verma
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen all your father's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which are suggestive of parotid tumor. The treatment of choice for such lesion is surgery (superficial parotidectomy), which definitely carries a risk of damage to the facial nerve tha...  Read Full »
Swollen preauricular lymph node. Does it sound like cancer?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a BB sized lump where my preauricular lymph node is, right outside my right ear. My dermatologist, who is treating me for melanoma in situ, is sending me to an ENT this week to check it out, but said melanoma in situ cannot spread. I have no other symptoms. It is not tender and...  Read Full »
Dr. Shyam Kalyan N
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to For swelling in the pre-auricular area, my differentials are: Lymph node enlargement. Parotid gland swelling. Skin tumor. Parapharyngeal space growth. Since it is rubbery and movable, I feel it is more like a node only. Nevertheless, we need to investigate i...  Read Full »
Does my brain MRI show acoustic neuromas?
Query: Hello doctor, I have undergone a brain MRI today to rule out acoustic neuromas (among other causes). MRI was prescribed by my ENT doctor because I was very stressed. Gadolinium was injected during the MRI. It turns out the MRI was pretty normal, no tumor, no anomaly or else. I found some asymmetric...  Read Full »
Dr. Vivek Chail
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is the right internal carotid artery near the right cavernous sinus in the area inside the circles in your images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a normal image and the slight brightness is likely due to variation in the signals due to the ...  Read Full »
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