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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   HOw can I help you
User :   hi i have a small lump at the back of the jaw i had impetigo about 2 weeks ago could it be the lymph nodes fighting the infection or could it be cancerous i am 18
Doctor :   I would think of it being more of the Lymph node that could be against the infection
Doctor :   Do you have any history of having
Doctor :   Tobacco in any form
User :   i used to but not much at all could that be the problem?
Doctor :   Well not this early in your life it shall take time for your
Doctor :   cdells to undergo the change and hence then only it shall manifest
User :   ok thanks i thought it was the nodes fighting infection but the lump is the same size after 2 weeks so i am worrying a bit because i have read up on lymphomas i think its called
Doctor :   It shall increase in size earlier and then stay as it is not to be bothered
Doctor :   And the Size and swelling may remain the same for quite a long time
Doctor :   not to be botherred
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