A 46-year-old member asked:
Inflammed : Reactive lymph nodes are usually swollen and or tender from allergy or infection. After treatment for the primary cause of the reaction, the reactive lymph nodes resolve and the swelling and or tenderness resolves.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
No: This condition is congenital and usually self limited in children. Occasionally, the condition produces complicated airway obstruction early in infancy that may require intervention by an ENT or pediatric surgeon. Most often, supportive symptomatic care of upper airway colds will suffice until the soft cartilage in the child's airway firms up and matures. Afterwards, the airway resistence resolves.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Yes, if adult: Assuming the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is 25mg per capsule, it is ok to take 2 with plain Mucinex for relief of cold symptoms with thick mucus drainage for adults. Realize that Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may cause sedation and should not be used if the individual will be driving or operating machinery.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Acute allergy/infect: This could be allergy or infection. If whitish coating covers the tonsils it could be viral or bacterial infection or mononucleosis. Persistence beyond a couple of days is probably bacterial or something more serious. See a doctor. Sometimes, pockets in the tonsils can hold exudates called tonsilliths or tonsil stones which may produce these symptoms. Try gargles to remove them or see your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Vascular ischemia: The symptom could be associated with the overall mild ischemic phenomenon associated with migraines. This symptom maybe associated with what is known as the "aura" preceeding the pain of the headache.
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