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Concerned about the painful lump near the jaw - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi there
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   My gf has a lump under her neck near the jaw line
User :   and it hurts to touch
User :   been there for about 3 weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   on her right side
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she having fever?
User :   what might it be, she went to get blood work done
User :   no no fever, she is fine
Doctor :   ok
User :   they ordered a ultrasound too
Doctor :   of neck?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   i thought that was weird
Doctor :   it may be a enlarged tonsil
User :   ok
Doctor :   is she having a family history of cancer?
User :   no she doesnt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it might be some enlarged lymphnode
User :   feels like an inflammed lymphnode

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