Bruised throat treatment - Doctor answers
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
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
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
Strep throat: Strep is contagious for 24-36 hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pain?: Depends on cause of pain. You need an evaluation by an ENT specialists. Seek care. ...Read more
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
I have strep throat and have started the treatment as of last night. Should I be well enough to travel tomorrow?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Prescribed 5 days of Zithromax for my throat... Forgot to take my last pill on time. Took it 8 hrs later!!! Will it still work? Ruined treatment?
No difference: Shouldn't make any difference.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I'm in treatment to reflow, lose weight, but im still with fluid (catarrh) in my throat. Can I suck this catarrh from my throat? I can't stand anymore!
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
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