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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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User :   hi
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u??
User :   Hello Dr,

I have swelling at right side of neck just below the ear for approx 2 years, It gives pain rarely. It is not very hard and not very soft. I have done Blood culture in April 2009, and the report says, 'Theres no growth after 7 days.'. I m not feeling fever, no weight loss and no fatigue or something like this. So, please advice me what I should do to get rid of this swelling.
User :   this is the problem
Doctor :  
can i ask u few quetions
User :   yes sure
Doctor :  
whats ur age /sex??
User :   25 Male
Doctor :  
do u have swelling in any other place
User :   no
Doctor :  
have u seen a doctor??
Doctor :   what tests he has orderd??
User :   yes ENT speciealist he says nothing to worry about
User :   he didnt order any test
Doctor :  
what did he diagnose this as ??
User :   nothing he just say its a part of ur body nothing to worry about
User :   but i m very concern about it
Doctor :   ok
User :   what test should i do to diagnose it?
User :   is it a Cancer?
Doctor :   it is there since ur birth??
User :   noo
Doctor :  
not all swellings are cancers
User :   its about 2 years ago
Doctor :  
only from 2 years??
User :   yes
Doctor :  
it is better u meet a surgeon..
User :   hmm
User :   wht u suggest any test?
User :   i have done cbc

Doctor :  
because swelling requires complete physical examination
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