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Boil near neck. Biopsy ruled out cancer. How to relive severe pain in shoulder and neck?

initially I found a puffy tissue on right shoulder close to neck, then it turns into a boil , now i feel pain al along my left shoulder and neck. I went to a doctor , they thought it may be cancer but after biopsy they said no cancer. they did not give any medicine. I still feel sever pain in my shoulder , neck and sometimes backside of my head. pl help me what i can do now?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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Hi Alamgir,
You are lucky not to have a cancer but the manifestation is just like cancer.
Because you are having a painful lump in neck/shoulder you ought to receive treament but at times it is not straight forward in such cases except for painkillers.
Your physician might be thinking of having a further work up rather than jumping for drugs.
Please have a quick follow up if the pain and swelling do not subside.
This may be also due to infection- bacterial/tubercular/viral/fungal in decreasing order of possibilities.
Wish you pink of health.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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