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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   I recently found a lump behind my ear and then developed one on the beck of my head the following day
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User :   I have been running low grade fevers for a few weeks
User :   ive been nauseous everyday
User :   but I do not feel sick
User :   i have sjogren's syndrome which makes my case a little more complicated
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User :   I saw my primary care physician and she ran bloodwork. She didnt really tell me anything. Im waiting for bloodwork to come back but as of friday the majority of it was okay. Im really tired and my breast have been really painful the past few days. I guess im looking for some answers
User :   trying to find out if i should be concerned
User :   the lumps are not painful
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I will help you in this
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Can i ask few questions ?
User :   of course
User :   but can i please ask where you are located?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Wats your age ?
User :   23
Doctor :   wat is the size of the lump behind the ear
Doctor :  
and back of head
User :   the size of the tip of my pinkie finger
Doctor :  
any changes over the swelling like redness or ulceration
User :   no. The lump is a little purple in color...just light purple
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Since how many days do you have sjogren's syndrome
User :   days?
User :   its been 2 years
User :   do you know what sjogren's is?
Doctor :   Its a autoimmune disorder
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which affects primarily salivary glands
User :   correct. But I was diagnosed with it years ago
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and lacrimal glands
Doctor :   Ok
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are you on any medications like steroids ?
User :   yes. my doctor put me on steroids and antibiotics
User :   when the lump was discovered
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
wat antibiotic are you using ?
User :   cephalexin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
as per you history
User :   im sorry i dont understand
Doctor :  
its look inflamed lymph nodes
User :   i already know that
User :   i figured that out alone, i want to know what is causing it
Doctor :   So the need of antibiotics is justified
User :   yes, but they arent helping
User :   so i am wondering if I have cancer
Doctor :   As Sjogren's is autoimmune disorder
User :   with my sjogren's i have an elevated risk
Doctor :  
lymph node swelling is common in that
User :   im sorry what are your qualifications?
User :   you are telling me everything that I already know
User :   i would like my money do i do that?
User :   or is there a doctor from AAAAAAA available? Im not trying to be rude, but I need someone I can understand who can understand me
Doctor :   Ok

User :   how can i get an american doctor?
Doctor :   I am Dr AAAAAAA here
Doctor :   I read your history now
Doctor :  
i can help you in this
User :   this isnt an american doctor
User :   based on the grammer
User :   how can i get my money back?
User :   this is ridiculous
Doctor :  
Please proceed with your query
Doctor :  
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