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Lymph nodes on the arms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi,Dr XXXXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   i have lymph nodes on my arms
Doctor :   ok
User :   they are increasing in number
User :   and it has started to pain too
User :   what shld i be doing ?
Doctor :   Sine when are you noticing and where exactly are they ?
User :   for last 6 years
User :   on the fore arms
Doctor :   Are they near the elbow ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, Get an FNAC done
Doctor :   i6 will give you detailed picture of the problem in the nodes
User :   FNAC ?
Doctor :   Fine needle Aspiration Cytology
User :   okay
User :   also for last few days i have been been having sharp pain in my middle back , on two spots like a circle shape
Doctor :   here he fluid or material is taken from the swelling and studied under a microscpe giving the detailed picture
User :   sure will get that done ..
Doctor :   ok, and get back with the report same time any day , v ll have a detailed discussion over it
User :   about this pain in the middle back in two spots in circular shape ?
User :   mostly when i get up
Doctor :   is it deep pain or superficial ?
User :   deep pain
User :   like from an organ
User :   nothing in the skin
Doctor :   Do you have any urinary problems like burning sensation while urinating or pain during urination ?
User :   no
Doctor :   if , its after bed , i think you have to try with changing the bed
Doctor :   sleep on a good mattress
Doctor :   if the pain subside then it could be muscle cramp due to fault in the bed
User :   the pain feels like coming from inside , its dull , strong .
User :   and happening even during the day ..
Doctor :   if it doesnt subside get a USG ( ultrasonography ) scan
Doctor :   ok, get the scan done it will give you good insight of the problem
User :   can u recommend tests for liver and kidney ?
Doctor :   get the scan done , if you wish get the LFT liver function test and RFT renal function test for both liver and kidney respectively
Doctor :   one minute please
Doctor :   I am sorry I hardly know the site , i am unable to get you the codes
User :   ok
User :   do u have a lab u can suggest
Doctor :   you can mention the names i suggested
Doctor :   they wildo
Doctor :   yes, we do XXXXX
User :   ?
User :   whats that
Doctor :   a green window has appeared in the right it will guide you
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