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When should I call the doctor?

Call or go to the doctor or clinic for:
  • A lump, anywhere on your body, that won't go away
  • Losing weight for no reason
  • Fever that won't go away
  • Cough that won't go away -- or coughing up blood
  • Body aches and pains that won't go away

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