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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Severe Infections: Strep is a bacteria and thus an oral antibiotic is needed to treat it.

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Swollen glands: We can't answer this without additional information and a clinical and visual examination. This is something you should discuss with your dentist or m ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Unfortunately, no: Sorry, but this won't have any effect on either preventing infection or making symptoms better. If you develop nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hemangshu Podder
34 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Have better options: According to the big book....you are right....and in use in many countries.....however, you have better and safer and more effective trestments
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
59 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lymphadenopathy: There is really no difference but the difference will be in the findings on biopsy and blood tests.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
See your doc: "swollen glands" (lymph nodes or any other "glands") is not a disease but a symptom. You need to see your doc who will determine why they are swollen ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
20 years experience in Dentistry
Not likely: "cutting" the wisdom teeth would not directly cause swollen glands. However, if there is a residual infection from the surgical procedure, there could ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience in Infectious Disease
Fever, rash: Fever with gland swelling and rash sounds suspicious for a viral infection, with viral exanthem. These are usually self-limited, i.e. resolve as your ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Infection: This suggests infection - either localized "boils" in the underarms from shaving and/or ingrown hairs; or a symptom of a larger, systemic infection so ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Are the "glands" underneath the jaw further back, or right at the chin? Most likely lymph nodes, but there are other causes. A viral infection is the ... Read More
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