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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   please tell me your query
User :   yes hello doctor, i have a question about lung cancer
User :   im 25 yrs old male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tell me
User :   i have been smoking for 9 years
User :   anyway, before a month i started to feel pain in my back behind my right lung
Doctor :   how many do you smoke ?
User :   almost 15 cig a day
User :   now the pain is gone
Doctor :   have you lost weight ?
User :   nope
Doctor :   cough
Doctor :   ?
User :   nope
Doctor :   fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   is the pain constant ?
Doctor :   ok well so are you concerned if you have lung cancer >?
User :   no it was not, i have noticed 2 thing, i feel it after eating and also when i smoke the first cig in the day
Doctor :   well you are smiling 15 cigs day for past 9 years and you are of a young age and you are very prone to having lung infections because of it
Doctor :   smoking
User :   what is the meaning of prone?
Doctor :   that means your chances are very high
Doctor :   do one thing ... i highly suggest you to go and get a chest x ray
User :   i know, but does the cancer cause a pain?
User :   i did 4 month ago and it was normal
User :   nothing is there
Doctor :   no cancer does not cause pain
User :   so the pain i had is most propably not caused by cancer, could it be related to a stomach problem?
Doctor :   it can be as cig smoke causes irritation in the stomach
Doctor :   i strongly suggest you to quit or smoke less
User :   yes doctor, i am planing on quiting smoking, i dont want to die of a lung cancer,
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   your most welcome
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