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

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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.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

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?