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Red around gland will not go away

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Exam needed: This may have been an inflamed/infected cyst or ingrown hair that has organized into a papule that no longer is inflamed. I recommend having a physici... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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ABX: take days to start working. A sore throat may take up to a week to resolve. Try salt water gargle/spit, honey, and lozenges until then. Best of luck!
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Careful!: If you have strep throat, your symptoms will go away without antibiotics but you could get rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease if you don't ta... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Unclear: I think we are getting small pieces of information from a bigger picture. I am sorry but I don't think we can give you an explanation with the availab... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Enlarged lymph node: This may be from an infection or inflammation. If the gland stays enlarged for weeks or gets larger, get it checked out by your doctor.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Balanitis: Treatment depends to the cause. If allergic , low dose hydrocortisone cream would be fine. If fungal or bacterial cause then it need to be treated wit... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Oral hygiene: If you maintain oral hygiene and do not have immune deficiency, Ludwig's angina is just a phobia for you. Visit your dentist for an examination. Have ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simant Shah
Emergency Medicine 12 years experience
Strep?: So this couldbe strep throat. You meet some of the clinical criteria. Pls visit your urgent care or Primary doctor.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Grellner
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 48 years experience
Salivary stone?: You may want to have your oral surgeon examine the floor of your mouth for a possible salivary stone. A stone that blocks the end of this salivary du... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Just a thought: Infection of the FEET (infected between toes ) are the most common reason for one sided swollen glands! Take a look! This would have nothing to do wi... Read More

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