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I had a cat scan which showed benign tumor,2cm, on my

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parotid gland. The doctor mentioned...
I had a cat scan which showed benign tumor,2cm, on my parotid gland. The doctor mentioned a mastoid. I don't understand. She suggests surgery for removal soon. I'm 62 or old woman.
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if it is benign, and if it is not bothering you, you might not need to have it removed.

is it bothering you? this mass in the parotid gland?

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