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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i do have a query about: my fiance just had his CT scan
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the results are underlying lymphoproliferative disorder
User :   with metastasis and prominence of nasophageal adenoidal tissue. What does that mean doctor? I hope you can help me it a Lymphoma?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: : Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Age: 31 Occupation: MRI tech Dependants: Yes

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what were the symptoms ?
User :   he had a mild fever, enlargement of his lymphnodes ( neck area), chills and headache
Doctor :   ok
User :   his doctor prescribed an antibiotic for 10 days and anti inflammatory
Doctor :   ok
User :   the enlarged lymphnodes seems to get a smaller now...
Doctor :   there are wide range of lymphoproliferative disorders
User :   ok
User :   i hope it is not Hodgskin

Doctor :   in hodgkins there is usually gradual origress of the lymph node
Doctor :   increase
User :   oh sorry, the result also specifies: lymphadenopathy

User :   ok
User :   i am just so worried about it.

Doctor :   the few symptoms of hodgkins are
Doctor :   Painless swelling of lymph nodes in your neck, armpits or groin
User :   alright....

Doctor :   Persistent fatigue
Doctor :   # Fever and chills
Doctor :   Loss of appetite
User :   ok, you think doctor is it a life threatening disease? I mean the results of the CAT scan?

Doctor :   the one you have mentioned have to co related with the clinical findings
User :   you mean like with the labs ( blood tests)?

Doctor :   and also physical examination
User :   ok doctor.

User :   thanks for answering my questions
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
Doctor :   is there any thing that i can help you with?
User :   that would be all. I appreciate your help. thanks

User :   bye
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   thanks ,bye
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