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swollen gland in throat on one side

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some othe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
It's possible: But it could be caused by other things besides a cavity. Gum disease, a necrotic tooth, viral infection. See a dentist to rule out tooth and gum rel ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom teeth?: Sounds like a wisdom tooth problem. If you havent had them removed get to a dentist to check them for you. Could also be from a very advanced cavity ... Read More
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Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sore throat : You may have any number of problems, including infected wisdom teeth, periodontal (gum and bone) disease, or other soft tissue infection(s). Advanced ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If the nodes are swollen and painful, get seen to rule, out any serious illnesses like lymphadenitis.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Strep throat: get an antibiotic
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needs evaluation: Anytime there is asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. Most likely this is a normal variant, however may ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 years experience Dentistry
Innfection: Your son may be experiencing some kind of infection, could be a number of things, a wisdom tooth, an infected nerve, an abscess, a tumor, a medical co ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See ENT MD: Get yourself to the specialist -- ENT MD - for thorough evaluation. 9 Months is way too long to ignore this type of presentation. May simply be chroni ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your MD: Possible infection you should see your health care provider to be checked and treated.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? infectious mono: infectious mononucleosis can present this way, please revisit your doctor for re-evaluation and possible need for prescription medications, best wishe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: If the issue is really one requiring antibiotics like strep, I expect some decline in the fever by 4 days. However the gland swelling can persist for ... Read More
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