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red around gland will not go away

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
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
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simant Shah
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Strep?: So this couldbe strep throat. You meet some of the clinical criteria. Pls visit your urgent care or Primary doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Possible thrush: Check with your foctor to rule out thrush.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
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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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See MD: Further evaluation required. See your MD and arrive at the correct diagnosis and receive the proper treatment. Go ASAP -- do not wait for this to get ... Read More

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