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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   goog afternoon, iu have just recently gone to the doctors because of two lumps in my throat. the doctor did not say very much and asked me to come back in on thursday for a blood test. i am so worried that it is cancer. i am 21 and have been smoking for 4 years. i have stopped now tho. please can someone suggest what it could be
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Any history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease/Asthma/Stroke/Breathing problems
User :   no none
User :   i havent shown any symptoms, my throat is blocked but im pretty sure that is mucuse.
Doctor :   do u have running nose or cough
User :   a little cough but only to clear my throat really
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   get achest xray , bronchoscopy done

Doctor :   to rule out the cancer along with xray of pns may be needed
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