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What causes soreness in the left side of the neck in a person having lymphedema in the right leg?

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Dr. T Chandrakant

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Posted on Thu, 6 Dec 2018 in Lump
Question: I have soreness in the left side of my neck feels like lumps nodes are swollen. I suffer from Lymphedema inmy right leg. FYI. The soreness is also near my ear and some discomfort under my chin.

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I’ve had it for a while I’m in treatment for it now. Would this be an indication of something else is a prescription of antibiotics or penicillin the typical initial treatment ?
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Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Please give additional information.

Detailed Answer:

Hi.

Thanks for your query.

Noted the history and understood the concerns.

Please give additional history for me to assist you better:
1. Since when is the soreness in left side of neck present?
2. Are the lumps visible or palpable? If yes, is there tenderness on pressure or warm skin above them?
3. Since when is the lymphedema present in right leg?
4. Are the toes swollen or not involved into edema?

Any other information please.

Awaiting for your detailed feedback.

Regards,

Dr. T Chandrakant,
General Surgeon
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Brief Answer:
Needed if there is an indication,

Detailed Answer:

Hi!

Noted your feedback.

What is the treatment you have been given/taking?

Antibiotics are needed when there is an indication of an infection as seen clinically by your Doctor, by lab reports, Ultrasonography for lymph nodes, FNAC and so on.

This is the deciding factor.

Please give details for me to assist you better.

Regards,

Dr. T Chandrakant,
General Surgeon



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