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Affects of lymph node removal on height - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi doc how r u ?
Doctor :   iam fine
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query XXXXX
User :   Doctor i have done a surgery of lymph hodgkins disease does that mean i can not gain anymore height because this is one of the important glands??
User :   only 1 gland removed
Doctor :   how old are u
User :   17
Doctor :   lymph node removal will not affect ur growth
Doctor :   nothing to be worried about
User :   and doc i got this lump behind my lower left molar its slightly hard but started hurtin recently after eatin a carrot, how can i remove it without visit of dentist? im too freaked at the moment :( ??
Doctor :   u need to consult dentist or physician
Doctor :   only on physical examination
Doctor :   one can say what exactly is the lump
Doctor :   followed biopsy

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