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can post nasal drip cause swollen lymph nodes

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Strep vs. cold: The post nasal drip probably didn't cause the sore throat, but all these symptoms are probably attributable to a cold at best, strep throat at worst. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mono?: Sounds long to be a cold but can be mononucleosis or ebv. A mono spot test and ebv titers may be helpful.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not usually: Look for another reason for swollen lymph nodes and consult your physician.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphnodes: This can be common, as often the nodes may get blocked and stay enlarged for quite some time. See your Dr. for an eval and eventually if they do not ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably cold or flu: Probably just a bad cold or flu. But with "high fever" you need to contact your doctor. Maybe s/he will want to examine you to check for bronchitis or ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Something else: Hiv symptoms don't start this fast. Have yourself checked for other illnesses including mono.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Viral illness: Probably a viral illness, who's natural course is around two weeks. If there is a secondary bacterial infection in your sinuses, the bacteria may not ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Post Nasal drip: This sounds like a viral process. If no fever, cough or SOB recommend treating with decongestant. Typical viral URI will last a few days.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
A long time: Post nasal drop is usually due to allergies, which can occur in certain seasons, especially spring postnatal drop can be present continuously in some ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds normal.: Lymph nodes can be enlarged with any infection or inflammation in the area of the lymph node, so having swollen lymph nodes in your neck while being c ... Read More
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