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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   Plz proceed with your query.
User :   XXXXXXXX from hyderabad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Dr. I find some bubble like on my stomach and also on my back
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   31
User :   on the stomach i can feel it after touching
User :   and on my back it is visable
Doctor :   Can you explain in detail, what exactly do you mean by bubble like?
Doctor :   Is it a swelling?
User :   yes
User :   there is only one on the stomach
User :   but three on the back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since how long?
User :   since 6 months
User :   it is not pain
User :   but if press it i feel some pain
Doctor :   Is it painful or any discharge associated symptoms?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no discharge
User :   should i go for some scanning
Doctor :   Hoe big is the swelling in size?
User :   it is mediumk
User :   not so big
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does it reduce or increase in size after intake of food?
User :   no
Doctor :   Any pain during swallowing of food?
User :   no
Doctor :   There can be many causes of swelling as infection, chronic constipation, poor muscle tone, or food allergy.

Doctor :   It may be hernia also
User :   so what is your advise
Doctor :   I will advise you to go and have a complete examination and investigation of the swelling by a gastroenterologist.

User :   ok
Doctor :   To see the nature, size and fluctuation of the swelling.

User :   I am afraid for cancer
Doctor :   Also he may advise you aome biosy of the swelling if required.
Doctor :   No need to be afraid of that, swelling are due to various reasons but its need examination before coming to any conclusion.
User :   ok thanks sir
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
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