A female asked:
What will make a throat infection worse? i have swollen lymph nodes.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lynne Weixelanswered
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Neglect: If you've not seen a doctor - you should. If this needs a Rx, take it as directed and ask for other suggestions too. Follow these carefully. Failure to do so is what would make it worse. Avoid irritation - smoking, yelling, spicy stuff. Drink lots of water, Gargle w/ saline. Honey-lemon tea is nice. Mostly follow Dr's Tx plan! Best!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Is it possible for your throat to hurt and not have swollen lymph nodes?
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Dr. David Kamanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Sore throat could be from acid reflux or viral pharyngitis which are usually not associated with swollen lymph nodes.
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Last updated May 26, 2016
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