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Sore glands from ear to neck, lost weight. History of TIA and minor stroke. Have osteoarthritis

Yes please my Mother who has sufferred some TIAs in the past and had a minor stroke has had neck pain for the last few weeks that massage seemed to help, However it is now getting worse and says that the gland that seems to run from the ear to the neck is sore. She has also lost weight over the last 18 months without really trying. She has bad osteoarthritis .
Asked On : Fri, 15 Jun 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Feb 2018
Hi. History noted. It is better to get the gland investigated with appropriate blood tests and may be FNAC that is fine needle aspiration cytology as she is loosing weight also.
Answered: Sat, 28 Dec 2013
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