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Can Heat Rash Be Like A Bug Bite And Swollen Glands In The Neck And A Rash
I have swollen glands and tonsils for a while now. Doctor gave me biaxin (clarithromycin). Three days later I have a small rash on my neck. What should I do now?
Virus: Did you have a throat culture to see if the infection was bacterial (strep)? If you have a viral throat infection, biaxin (clarithromycin) will not help. The rash sounds nonspecific and your physician who knows your case best should be consulted about the rash and whether to continue the biaxin (clarithromycin). ...Read more
Low mpv with high neutrophil absolute. Swollen glands In neck, chest heaviness pain and tightness. Back & bone pain. General weakness. Cough. Rash.
My mum, has had a sore throat for 2-3 days and has now got a rash, started on neck and spreading. Swollen glands, headache, temp. What could it be.?
Slight fever pain in left upper side headache sore throat swollen glands and rash on chest and neck. Test came up negative for strep. It's been 3 days?
Viral illness: An adenovirus will give your symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got a sore throat that lasted overnight followed by nasal congestion, post nasal drip, need to clear throat and swollen glands. No fever or rash was?
Likely a "cold": You could be starting a respiratory tract infection. If symptoms worsen, you may want to see your physician. ...Read more
Got painful swollen glands on neck 2 mth ago, which wax and waned, but it has come back. Also had phlem, but that has declined a bit. What is this?
See your physician: Lymph nodes are part of the bodies immune system. They can become temporarily swollen and tender if you've had a recent throat infection. However, if the swelling persists it's important to see your primary care doctor, since certain cancers can cause swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
Bite on top of head from horsefly. Two swollen glands popped at the base of the skull. Now another swollen on left side of neck. Is this normal?
Yes.: Cold sores are viral infections. Especially the first time you get the infection, there can be a lot of lymph node swelling, pain and even fever. Recurrences of cold sores will often happen when you are stressed, such as with another viral infection. Lymph nodes in the neck will swell from both cold sores on the lip or colds. ...Read more
Prob infection: Glands or lymph nodes in head and neck region frequently inflamed or enlarged due to any inflammation or infection in the near by region of the body. Eczema or Psoriasis or other inflammatory condition can certainly cause these. Your doctor can give you a course of medicine initially and may need other tests if no improvement seen. ...Read more
Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more
I found swollen glands in my daughter (5yrs old) right side of her neck - bumps but not external?
Normal: A child of this age has several episodes of viral upper respiratory symptoms. During these episodes the lymph nodes can swell slightly. This means the body's immune system is working properly. Sometimes they cannot shrink all the way back down and they persist. Unless they become infected, redness, tenderness, fever, etc. They do not require further evaluation or treatment. ...Read more
Can you get swollen glands or lymph nodes if you were choked or somebody was squeezing hard on your neck?
Chocking would not cause lymph glands to become larger. Choking may bring attention to glands that may have become larger for some other reason.
If the choking you are referring to is part of domestic or other violence, you ought report it to the police and remove yourself from the abusive situation. ...Read more
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I have 2 swollen glands on neck under chin for several months & feel very tired, Should I see a Dr for this?
Yes: Are the "glands" underneath the jaw further back, or right at the chin? Most likely lymph nodes, but there are other causes. A viral infection is the most likely, but I would have a doctor check it out, as there are some more serious problems which could cause this. ...Read more
Yes: Lymph nodes swell in response to infection. In the diagram of the lymph nodes in the neck, you can see that infection anywhere in the head (including sinuses) drains down to the lymph nodes in the neck. ...Read more
Go to your doctor fo: A medical examination is necessary unless you have had a viral head cold or sore throat recently, which can cause the neck nodes to swell up. But if your armpit nodes are swollen and are painless then you must see a doctor soon to find out the cause. Also examine your breast for any lumps and make sure that you do not have any lump/ growth in your breast. ...Read more
I have psoriasis on my scalp and parts of my body. Can this relate to the swollen glands on my neck?
Yes: If the psoriasis on the scalp is significant and irritated the glands in your neck especially in the back of the neck can swell. The psoriasis can also be secondarily infected. Treatment can include topicals such as taclonex, nclobex, dmasmoothe fx, and keralyt gel. If necessary injections in the scalp can help. Since treatment needs to be individualized see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can there be a relation of getting cysts w/swollen glands in one area on neck w/having neurological damage in same area?
Scared! My daughter has been getting frequent fevers w no other symptoms except swollen glands in her neck and underarms. Is that a sign of leukemia?
YES Read Below:
Fuo (fever unknown origin) brucellosis
cat scratch disease
bone and joint
upper respiratory tract infection
urinary tract infection
hemophagocytic lymphohistioc. ...Read more
14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? 14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? One is really large about midway down back of neck on right side of spine and is approx. 2-3cm in
Probably benign: Enlarged nodes in a 14 year old are probably not serious, but if they are getting larger, they should be investigated. Measure them carefully and repeat in two or three weeks. If they've not changed in six months, they are probably nothing. ...Read more
Hi, for the past 6 months I have had back pain, gland pain in my neck and swollen glands on my ribs which are still present.?
Strange: Strange and certainly would require a look. ...Read more
Not per se:
It is not the swollen glands that cause Bells palsy but the infection that may be causing enlarged glands.
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Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
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