A 50-year-old female asked:
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i have had back and leg pain for over a year i was told i have enlarged lymph nodes i'm losing weight and my pain is spreading to my neck shoulder wha?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Second opinion: Do not know who you have been seeing or what the assessment has been, but what you describe suggests a possible need for a second opinion. Would suggest a general internist with guidance to specialists if required. Hope this clears up soon.
Answered on Mar 24, 2014
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Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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Glad to hear that you are going to be seen and diagnostic procedures performed. My very best wishes for a successful outcome and clearing of your illness.
Mar 24, 2014

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