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Hard painless lump behind the ear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a hard painless lump behind my ear
User :   it has been there for 6 months
User :   it's about the size of a small marble/pea
User :   its slightly movable
Doctor :   ok
User :   sort of rubbery
User :   should i be worries
User :   i recently (4 months ago) had a brain scan that was fine
User :   6 months ago a full blood work up
User :   fine
Doctor :   ok
User :   so...?
Doctor :   do u have the reports with you
Doctor :   do u have fever with sweats at night time?
User :   yeah it was high dhea low vitamin d
User :   thats it
User :   no
User :   temp is 99.1
Doctor :   ok
User :   no night sweats
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   25/f/freelance
User :   s/5'7''/125
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have history of weight loss or loss of appetite
User :   ....? high dhea low biotin low vitamin d that's all my report conveyed normal brain
User :   no
User :   hungry all the time
Doctor :   ok
User :   very tired though
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the level of Vitamin D in report
User :   i dont have it off hand
User :   i cant pay for the service so whatever you tell me in these 5 min im going with
Doctor :   please try to understand, i need to take ur detailed medical history
Doctor :   to arrive at possible diagnosis

Doctor :   this discussion may extend beyond 5 mins
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