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A 22-year-old female asked about a 30-year-old male:

he has an enlarge posterior cervical lymph node (only one node) it's about 2cm in size & tender . he had a comme cold last week .he's smoker .

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
This may: in fact be from your SCALP! Just a thought! Check it out! Dr Z

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