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Swelling on neck
My bro has developed a swell on his lower neck which is causing him fever often. We are unable to detect as of what and which test should be done to detect his problem , which blood test or scan is required. Thank you
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Dr.J.Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas
General Physician 17 yrs exp Chennai
Dear Sir Consult a general surgeon He may do a FNAC of the swelling
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Naresh Kumar Monigari
Consultant Physician 2 yrs exp Karimnagar
Hello, from what u have said I suppose the swelling may be lymph node. When we get viral fever, oral infections or tuberculosis our lymph nodes get enlarged and may cause pain. Kindly consult a general physician , let him examine and decide further management. U may need to get CBP, malaria, peripheral smear and depending of probable cause FNAC with gram stain and AFB stain from swelling may be required...
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