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Symptoms of Lymphoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i had a question
User :   about a problem i have been having
User :   you see....i have a swollen lymph node behind my left ear
User :   and i went to a doctor about 4 weeks ago to diagnose it
User :   and he said it should go away soon
User :   and it hasnt gone away yet
User :   and lately i have been feeling very tired
User :   and a bit sore
User :   any idea as to what the causes are?
Doctor :   Enlarge ment of a lymph node is many times not specific
Doctor :   If you have any particular symptoms related to it then it shuold be significantly taken into consideration
User :   i have tried to look up the causes of it and every website i look at says something about a cancer called lymphoma
User :   do u think that could be an issue?
Doctor :   hence let us first find out if there is a looking cause of it
Doctor :   Lymphoma is the cause only if you have other symptoms
Doctor :   like wt loss of more than 10 pounds
User :   ok
Doctor :   in three months
Doctor :   Loss of appetite
Doctor :   Tired ness
Doctor :   fatigue
Doctor :   frequent sore infections
Doctor :   etc
User :   well i have been feeling overly tired lately
Doctor :   What is yiour age?
User :   but i havent lost any sleep
User :   i am 15
User :   almost 16
Doctor :   Dont worry you should not be worried at this age
Doctor :   and did you check for an ear causes
Doctor :   often the dandruff , wax in the ear
Doctor :   causes the post auricaular lymph node
User :   he said it could possibly be an ear infection but when he looked he didnt find any ear infection
User :   but that might be it

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