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Swelling in the submandibular glands - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   hello, what kind of doctor are you can i ask?
Doctor :   I am A General physician
User :   well im a 27 yo female and about a month of so ago i felt two nodes under my chin..
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   well i went to see a ENT and he said they were my submandibular glands and were slightly swollen..
User :   he gave me some antibiotics and did blood work to see if i had mono
Doctor :   Ok
User :   when i went back to see him two weeks later the blood test showed that a some point in my life i have had mono, and i didn't think the nodes went down much but he did saying there just aboout normal
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   they're about the size of my thumb and in the front, in the middle of my neck they feel a little bit harder about the size of an eraser on a pencil.. easily palapble
User :   he doesn't thinnk they're anything to worry about.. i guess i jsut want a second opinion
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