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Causes of swollen lymph nodes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   how we can realise we have swollen lymp
Doctor :   lymph node isit
User :   ya
Doctor :   as a patient isit
Doctor :   or physician
User :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   26 xxxxx male xxxxx 72kq height i think 172
Doctor :   u want to know about swollen lymph isit
User :   yes
Doctor :   Lymph nodes often swell in one location when a problem such as an injury, infection, or tumor develops in or near the lymph node.
Doctor :   The glands on either side of the neck, under the jaw, or behind the ears commonly swell when you have a cold or sore throat. Glands can also swell following an injury, such as a cut or bite, near the gland or when a tumor or infection occurs in the mouth, head, or neck
User :   ok
User :   should it may be big
Doctor :   it will become big or matted
User :   how bif it may be
User :   big
Doctor :   it can be felt by the physician
Doctor :   on physical examination
User :   cant be identify by the patient
Doctor :   leave the diagnosis part to physician
Doctor :   he will explain to u
Doctor :   when u undergo clinical examination
Doctor :   ok
User :   then how can we know if we have swollen lymps
Doctor :   it can be visible and felt as swelling or hard mass
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Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   thats why i ask if it is visible how big it is
Doctor :   u consult a doctor
Doctor :   and ask question
User :   yess
Doctor :   he will answer
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