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Swollen gland on left side

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: it is probably a small cyst or gland of no consequence. However if it grows in size or other s appear I would let your doctor have a look at it
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The cause of this swollen gland can be a number of things other than a tooth such as throat, sinus. It is important to get this diagnosed and treated ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is possible: Swollen glands are a sign that your body is fighting an infection or another type of illness. It could be caused by tooth infection, skin infection, ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Viral pharyngitis: With throat pain and swollen glands one wants to be sure there is bacterial and not viral infection. If penicillin isn't working and WBC normal use w ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Question?: What is the question? Sounds like infectious lymphadenopathy.
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A male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Not related: What is the reason for the neck node.Even caries tooth can cause it , but nodes from thyroid,mouth infections and cancers ,on lt side alone from sto ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Z-Pak...: Is for a soft tissue infection - and works quite well when properly diagnosed and prescribed. If you don't feel better in a day or two, contact your ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Time to see ENT: I would recommend a complete head and neck exam by an ent. Sometimes people start to feel lumps that were always there, so compare to the other side ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: I'd see your PCP. Most likely cause is strep or mono. But could be something else.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need for examination: Two weeks is long enough to warrant a visit to your doctor so that it can be evaluated properly. It is not feasible to provide and opinion without exa ... Read More
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