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Sore gland in neck for a month

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
16 years experience Interventional Radiology
Variety of causes: The constellation of findings you report can be due to a variety of causes and it would be important to have all of the clinical details available to ... Read More
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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 male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
12 years experience Internal Medicine
High risk : Smoking and drinking alcohol higher your risk,But don't worry it might be bacterial infection,Your risk of getting cancer from smoking at 23 is very l ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Viral syndrome: The virus which gave you pharyngitis also responsible your other symptoms . You can use otc medications for the symptomatic relief. It can take up to ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: A lymph node Nader the chin is a sub mental node. Lymph nodes commonly enlarge when fighting infections, so this common with a cold or flu and not so ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
A variety of things: Infectious mononucleosis is just one of numerous illnesses which can present in this fashion. Please go see your doctor. Hope you get better soon.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You need a good history and physical. The symptoms you present are nonspecific enough that answers could range from cancer to chronic fatigue. To pa ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rule out voice prob.: If you had a general anesthetic with endotracheal intubation, it is possible that you may have sustained a minor injury to the vocal folds. This is u ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If it is actually: In the breast, probably not. If it is your axilla, where lymph nodes normally are located, yes. If it persists after your next menstrual period, you ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
No,and yes: no the headache from a neck problem will not cause tender lymph node,or any lymph node. but the sore throat,ear problem,and a cold symptoms will, so ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Reactive Lymphnodes: Lymph nodes are a part of our immune system.When we get ill, they rev up and can increase in size and sometimes be a little tender. The lymph nodes cl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: Cold sores are viral infections. Especially the first time you get the infection, there can be a lot of lymph node swelling, pain and even fever. Re ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
SUBLUXATION JAW: Tmj problems can be best managed by a dentist. X-ray will show the subluxation. Motrin helps the inflammation.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Good idea!: A month is a long time to suffer - your body's efforts to fight this by over-working lymph glands are not enough and pus = infection. Yes, see a Dr. f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
If ni change : in a year, lrobably nothing. Get ultrasound studies to document stability
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Rosan
45 years experience Family Medicine
Cheap errings: Yes, the swollen gland is most likely due to either increased inflammation, possible localized allergic reaction or possibly localized infection of t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Viral URIs: Upper respiratory infections can last a week or more. If no fevers, reasonable to take cough/cold remedies for a few more days for comfort. If symptom ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on Health: You will need an examination and an evaluation. I doubt the one on the back is a lymph node and maybe his sister lipoma. So your physician is the best ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably: Probably. If that is the case, the bump should disappera after the others symptoms improve. If not, see your doc to look at the bump.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Rare possibility: Side effects to this vaccine are rare but statistically possible. Your symptoms are listed as low possibility. Lymph nodes produce antibodies when the ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on size: If the size is less than one Cm(Less than half inch) you can wait and watch for any growth or increase in size before you need to do anything further. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam: I recommend that you have this examined as infections with reactive lymph nodes should resolve within a few weeks.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water an ... Read More

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