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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tender glands: Tender glands = refers to discomfort or pain when pressure is applied to inflamed lymph nodes.
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Tender gland.: A tender gland is one that elicits pain when pressed.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Diff possibilities: Tender is usually a good sign & if you have a few relatively small tender lymph nodes you might have mild subclinical allergies or have a cold coming ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Virus: Cold sores are caused by recurrence of previously acquired herpes infection. The lymph nodes that drain a particular area where a cold sore may be loc ... Read More
Dr. Ram Madasu
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
They are related: The tender glands associated with cold sores are not necessarily from the cold sores themselves but what causes them: viral infection.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Inflammation: Any irritation, injury, infection, or sore can cause an enlarged lymph node.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Painful not good--: See dr / "std clinic"/urologist, as is very suspicious for presence of an std.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why given?: There is no evidence that oral antibiotics help with viral lymphadenopathy. Ask you doctor why you need the antibiotics if you have questions.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Most likely you have: an upper respiratory virus, such as a cold virus. Colds often cause sore throat & swollen glands. There's no cure for colds. Symptomatic treatm ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Adult Neck Mass: 23 year old lady presenting with a neck mass under ear. You need a full history and careful exam by a physician that includes examination of your head ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: It would be beneficial to have this evaluated to ensure that you don't have streph throat (which requires antibiotic treatment). Saltwater gargles: mi ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Lymphadenitis: Sore glands in this area is referred to as lymphadenitis. There are various causes for this. Some of which can be very serious. Suggest you see your f ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Berson
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bumps and sore gland: Based the information given it would impossible to make a diagnosis. The possible causes of the symptoms are too broad and other information about you ... Read More
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