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Biopsy to analyze painless lump on neck - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   i have a small lump in my neck, it's not painful and it's been there for at least a year
User :   i was wondering if it was any cause for concern?
User :   ?
Doctor :   ya it needs medical attention
Doctor :   can you tell me where exactly the lump is
Doctor :   u had any fall or injury
User :   about half way down my neck, level with my ear
User :   left side
Doctor :   is it behind the ear?
User :   no, it's further down my neck
Doctor :   is it filled with fluid? how is it soft or hard?
User :   it's quite hard
Doctor :   is there anything that is oozing out
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have cough?
User :   no
Doctor :   night times fever
Doctor :   or evening
User :   no
Doctor :   Get 1 biopsy done
Doctor :   to know the content of the lump
Doctor :   Then we can provide you with the treatment option further

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