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Swollen glands and tonsils

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Tonsillitis : Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. Signs and symptoms of tonsillitis include swollen tonsils, sore throat, difficulty swallowing and tender l... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Virus: Did you have a throat culture to see if the infection was bacterial(strep)? If you have a viral throat infection, biaxin (clarithromycin) will not hel... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Viral or Strep check: From your description your illness may be viral. A strep test may be ordered at your PCP’s office. Drink fluids, treat fever and rest. If symptoms don... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Do not worry: If these are persisting beyong 3-4 weeks, you should go see an ENT doctor. He/she may give antibiotics as infection is the most common cause. Yet it i... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 33 years experience
See your physician.: This sounds like an infection. You need to see a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some ot... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Zaroulis
Hematology 56 years experience
Mono: More likely Mono but would like you to obtain a throat culture. Please let me know the result.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Probably a virus.: Virus infection, usually herpes virus can cause blistering in the mouth that can evolve to mouth ulcers. With a bad episode, lymph nodes in the neck ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Dicker
Dentistry 46 years experience
glands: 7 weeks with swollen glands is a very long time the rest is not good as well. See a physician asap.

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