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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hill
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes!: Any eyelid infection, particularly viral conjunctivitis, can cause swollen lymph glands, or nodes, in the areas you described.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Hoffman
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See your doctor: An ongoing sore throat, along with conjunctivitis, could be a sign that you have a sinus infection, mono, or something else that may require treatment ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably, but: you won't have help online, please go to your doctor, good luck
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience in Family Medicine
It happens...: After a viral or bacterial infection lymph nodes may remain enlarged for weeks. Signs to worry about are if it is hard, does not move when you try to, ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Dry mouth: It may be neither. There are other conditions that can cause dry mouth, therefore it is important to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
What is the question: What exactly is your question here?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience in Infectious Disease
Bacterial: Due to a streptococcus, usually strep group a. Most sore thrats are due to viruses, which should not be treated with antibiotics. A rapid strep t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Strep throat is not normally associated with nasal congestion or other URI symptoms. So, unlikely to be strep throat.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Sounds like a virus: Sore throat, crusty eyes and cough sound like a virus but not typical symptoms of the flu. Flu symptoms usually cause high fever, lethargy, body ache ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Viral fever : Still you may have some viral infection of throat or even like flu like symptoms though you may not have a fever. Check with your doctor it could be e ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience in Pediatrics
Many illnesses can: Whenever you are sick, your body mounts a response to fight off that infection. Some of the chemicals released by your own body and those released by ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Most of them: Sore throats are caused by viruses and bacteria. In immunocompromised individuals, other organisms may play a role. Irritation from pollution, smoki ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Tightness/sore throa: If yo feel tightness in your throat you shuld be checked out. If it affects your swallowing or breathing go to the ed otherwise toalk to your doctor o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Allergy per se does not cause chills which is more indicative of an infection particularly a viral one.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cold/flu: Greetings. Yes, a cold or fl can indeed cause all those symptoms you questioned. Allergy could be Another cause.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Either: Well, it could be either. If you are feeling these symptoms but otherwise feel pretty good it is more likely allergies. If you feel generally ill th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: but you can get both together
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Does it Matter?: You are ill and not getting better. Go see your doctor today.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Strept throat: You could be carrying the bacteria in your oral cavity or you were exposed to it & still in the incubation period which is about 5 days, Until ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Question?: What would you like to know? If you have a lot of nasal congestion and sinus infections, you should consider seeing an allergist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be: Strept is just one type of pathogen that can cause a throat infection. It's one that needs an antibiotic, most of the others don't. It's more likely s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
How long?: Assuming that you have had these symptoms intermittently for months or years, allergic rhinitis is likely the cause. The dry throat may be from irrit ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many: Epstein barr virus (mononucleosis), cocksakie a & b, adenovirus, .
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hard to say: It could be either. Your doctor can perform a throat swab and do a test on the sample to rule out a bacterial strep infection.
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