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Swelling of the lymph nodes due to throat infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-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 u
User :   hello, 2 days ago i came across a hard lump in my neck
User :   almost an inch below my ear
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am a heavy smoker 22 year old female
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i also have a broken molar
User :   can u tell me what it could possibly be?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   ok
User :   sure
Doctor :   so yu have fever
User :   no
Doctor :   rashes
User :   no
Doctor :   running nose
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the swelling painful
Doctor :   wats its size
User :   no the neck isnt but it is causing my throat to be a little scratchy
User :   dime sized
Doctor :   the chances are
Doctor :   it can be a lymph node swellilng
Doctor :   secondary to throat infrection

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