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sore neck glands right side

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can al ... Read More

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat : Your night shift has nothing to do with the symptoms. It could contribute to it as your timing outside the house being at night may predispose you to ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need more informati: We need more information. Ask your physicain to evaluate you. There are a lot of possibilites but we need laboratory and history and physical data ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely: Upper respiratory viruses can affect the conjunctiva, lining of the nose, throat, airways. The lymph nodes swell in response to fighting the infectio ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Greenberg
44 years experience General Practice
Maybe: Could be a lymph node infection in tissue or pone or a problem with salivary gland r parotid gland. Requires careful exam by a md.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: Swollen gland or adenopathy indicates an infection on that side. Ln's. Are present to filter our blood from bacteria or virus's. You should let your d ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek care: You might be coming downs with a streps throat and need treatment
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is likely virus i: Common clods from viruses are often the cause in which case it should settle down in 1 to 2 weeks. If it does not get better , seek medical attention ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Illness or teeth?: I would visit dentist to check for abcessed teeth. If the dentist says teeth are fine, i would visit doctor to rule out virus or bacterial infection. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Zaroulis
55 years experience Hematology
Pharyngitis & otitis: Please monitor your temperature & can you send a photo of hairline "swollen bumps." Are these bumps itchy.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Natural response: May be dental infection, viral illness, other. If it persists, continues to enlarge or becomes worse, see your family doctor. Lymph nodes help fight ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphadenopathy: Lymphadenopathy or enlarged lymph nodes in adults should be evaluated, particularly if nodes are felt above the collar bone. Please see your doctor f ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brij Gupta
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharyngitis/tonsilli: When you have infection in the tonsils or pharynx it is not uncommon to have lymph nodes in the neck. These nodes do not have to be the same size or c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: Your question can only be answered with a physical exam and further blood testing. Please consult your physician ASAP.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lots-o-stuff: Most often related to infection in throat or head and neck area. But could be cancer or lymphoma. Needs to be evaluated.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Question?: What is the question? Sounds like infectious lymphadenopathy.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Have it checked out: It sounds like you have a series of "lumps" or lymph nodes that are painful particularly on your left side. You should have it checked out to make sur ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Need more informatio: There are many possibilities. You say you have high blood pressure. How high? This could be one cause. Did you have any trauma? Need a better histor ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Short: Term may be normal after sinus infection or cold, longer term, growing and hard, you need to see doctor!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
25 years experience Ophthalmology
OK, and....: This is very little information to go on, but if you think you're getting a cold/flu, you may want to go out and get zinc lozenges, since zinc has bee ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Going to doctor: Your not going crazy - you're going to the doctor. This sounds like a serious infection that is spreading on that right side. I'm not sure if your pri ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possibly..: Usually, shingles has a reddish rash sometimes with vesicles (fluid filled clear bumps). Shingles can occur on the head/neck region. The pain typica ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible infection: Infection in the tonsils, back of tongue, or space behind the palate could cause all of these symptoms. Could be either viral or bacterial. If you h ... Read More
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