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Enlarged lymph nodes under armpits. One is tender. Minor cold symptoms including scratchy throat. Previous anitbio treatment for sinusitis. No fever.

Enlarged lymph nodes under armpits. One is tender. Minor cold symptoms including scratchy throat. Previous anitbio treatment for sinusitis. No fever.

Needs evaluation: Prior antibiotic use doesn't preclude infection in another area, you may need another type of antibiotic, or other measures as per doctor's judgement, best wishes ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Got thyroid cancer, had op/neck dissection 4mnths ago, iodine treatment 5 weeks ago. Got random lumps in neck, very stiff and tender all of a sudden.

Got thyroid cancer, had op/neck dissection 4mnths ago, iodine treatment 5 weeks ago. Got random lumps in neck, very stiff and tender all of a sudden.

See your doctor: These kind of developments need to be examined by your physician. Make sure you are taking your thyroid med. Get labs regularly as instructed by your physician. ...Read more

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7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. No lymph nodes involvement at that time. But I have tender, sowllen neck ln?

7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. No lymph nodes involvement at that time. But I have tender, sowllen neck ln?

Thyroid ca follow up: There are many complexities to the follow up of thyroid cancer, and you need to be followed by an Endocrinologist. An ultrasound and a blood thyroglobulin would be helpful now. Following the RAI, was there uptake in the region of that lymph node? This swollen LN could be recurrence of thyroid ca, or it could be unrelated. ...Read more

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How can I cure bruises around the neck?

How can I cure bruises around the neck?

Bruises: Bruises will eventually fade. They can be covered with makeup. While there are no double blind studies, a number of cosmetic surgeons will recommend arnica cream or homeopathic arnica pills to help bruising heal faster. ...Read more

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Is roxythomycin a treatment for strep throat?

Is roxythomycin a treatment for strep throat?

Not the first...: ...Choice, but may help. Up to 20% of streps are resistant, though. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for itching throat with muscus that drain down to the throat?

Post-nasal drip?: This may well be material draining out of the sinuses, irritating the back of the throat. You might try nasal irrigation with saline, or use of a netti-pot for sinus irrigation. You can get this from your friendly pharmacist otc. Worth a try. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ok so I think I may have strep throat how serious is it an what's the best treatment. Reward for best answer.

Ok so I think I may have strep throat how serious is it an what's the best treatment. Reward for best answer.

Complications: Untreated strep can be followed by antibodies that attack your heart/kidney or brain. Rheumatic fever describes the systemic onset of this reaction where the patient is fairly ill & the heart & heart valves are inflamed. If the kidneys are attacked they can weaken & blood pressure goes up. If the brain is attacked you can develop a movement problem. Sometimes the tonsils just abscess & u risk dying. ...Read more

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I began penicillin treatment for Strep Throat this morning. Is there anything I can do to expedite my healing? It is very painful.

I began penicillin treatment for Strep Throat this morning. Is there anything I can do to expedite my healing? It is very painful.

Strep throat: Please take the antibiotic as directed. For the sore throat can alos gargle 3 x a day with salt water 1 tsp salt in glass of water as salt has antibacterial effect. Cepachol lozenges which are over the counter may help it has menthol so take only as directed and do not take more. Take the antibiotic. F/u and discuss with your doctor ...Read more

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I gat black mucus in my throat every morning. I am suffering from this from 1 year. Please tell me actual cause of this problem and treatment as wel?

I gat black mucus in my throat every morning. I am suffering from this from 1 year. Please tell me actual cause of this problem and treatment as wel?

Possible sinusitis: You need to be seen by an ENT specialist for better evaluation and management of your case, cannot be done online. Black mucus can be due to fungal infection or retained blood in your nasal cavities / sinuses, meanwhile you need to irrigate your nasal cavity with saline nasal washes every day till you manage to see the specialist, good luck ...Read more

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What is the treatment for itching throat?

What is the treatment for itching throat?

Honey/lemon: Warm water mixed with a bit of lemon juice and honey works in many cases. When it doesn't, viscous xylocaine (lidocaine) syrup, diluted and gargled, is effective (prescription needed). ...Read more

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Scratchy throat for 4 days now, treatment?

Scratchy throat for 4 days now, treatment?

Some options.: Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey ; sip. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tight throat?

See your doctor.: You have to find out what's causing it. You should see your doctor right away because this could signal heart disease. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a hoarse throat?

What is the best treatment for a hoarse throat?

Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest. If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest. I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well. If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment is there for strep throat?

What kind of treatment is there for strep throat?

Penicillin: Plain penicillin or Amoxicillin is still the drug of choice. Another choice will be 5-day course of Cefdinir (omnicef). For individuals with penicillin allergy, Azithromycin (zithromax) is often prescribed. ...Read more