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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi yesterday i went to the doctor to get a lump on my neck checked out. turned out it was a muscle. but before that apt i kept rubbing it nervously well everything was all fine until this morning when my neck was sore. Then as the day went on i developed a small headache and later that day naseau that would kinda go away after burping. Im wondering if i should be worried if its a brain tumor.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   18
Doctor :   Can you describe the headache?
User :   its like a dull ache
User :   wasnt much pain to it until i started to think about it
Doctor :   Which part of the head is paining?
User :   it started in the back then moved to the front
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you had such headaches in the past?
User :   i dont think ive had a headache well a noticable one for 2-3 months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Based on your description,
Doctor :   your headaches are not suggestive of an intracranial pathology such as a brain tumour or any other space occupying lesion.
Doctor :   It just could be the ache related to anxiety and stress.
User :   could it be related to the neck thing?
User :   made worse by anxiety?
Doctor :   Can you confirm if it was muscle strain that the doctor referred to as?
User :   no this was of my own doing. like before the apt i rubbed it for hours trying to figure out what it was
User :   my neck in that area is still sore
Doctor :   You mentioned that you had seen a doctor??
User :   yes yes i had about that lump she only said that it was a muscle
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   If there are no neck condition such as neck muscle strain as diagnosed by the doctor, then there are no direct related to the headache.
Doctor :   Its probably anxiety alone.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?'
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