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Coughing Mucous Glands Swollen
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
White spots on side of throat, glands in neck swollen and sore, throat not really sore. If I make myself cough I can tell there is some mucus. ?
Dr. can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Can persistent fever, dry cough, sore throat, mucus in the throat, NO nose stuffing + swollen lymph gland on right side of neck be an HIV infection?
Very unlikely: It is much more likely to be a common viral infection or Strep. Tobacco use will make the problem worse and prolong the issue. ...Read more
Sinus infection twice followed by sneezing, runny nose chest pain swollen glands,hacking cough with thick green, white, dark yellow mucus. Cold?
Probably sinus: Your history suggests that you may be suffering from nasal congestion (most likely from allergies) leading to obstruction of the sinus drainage and then infection. Controlling the nasal congestion would be the first step (visit an allergist?). Later on a CT sinus and/or immune work-up may be pursued if indicated. ...Read more
I have had swollen glands in neck (for a week) and coughing up mucus. But no other symptoms. I did some gardening. Doctor said my chest is clear?
Fever, coughing up brown mucus, sore throat, swollen glands...Being goin on for a week. I've tried gargling and OTC meds is this worth a trip to dr?
Possible infection: Swollen lymph glands that are painful are usually a sign of infection or inflammation. In the groin it could be due to a small infection on the foot. In the neck, a throat , dental, allergy or virus. The infections could be viral or bacterial. Sometime just irritation nearby can do it. Rarely cancer can be possible. Get checked out. ...Read more
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