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Do You Need Antibiotics For Swollen Glands
Better in few days: Swollen glands caused by infection start getting better after about 3 days on antibiotic as long as the right medication was chosen. Complete resolution may take weeks to months sometimes. Follow up with your doctor for a re-check if need be. Remember that some swollen glands are not from infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Still have bad swollen glands on antibiotics is there something I can take for pain? Also I want to wish everybody a Happy Thanksgiving
Tylenol,Aleve etc.: You can take the above for pain. See your doctor if glands don't improve. Happy Thanksgiving ...Read more
Hi I had swollen glands. I took all the antibiotics for it. I have noticed I have a creek or something in the right side of my neck?
Lymphadenopathy: Swollen glands are not an indication for antibiotics absent a full assessment of the cause. If you have stiffness or pain in your neck go and get a doctor to examine you if you think it is severe enough, but diagnosing this over the internet without an exam and full history is not possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Also note my 18 yr old with swollen glands did antibiotics 6mtjs ago for the first swollen gland. He hasnt been sick and they are not painfu?
Growing?: Are they growing in size? If yes, he may need a biopsy. Are they growing in number, in spite of no infection? Then again, he would probably benefit from further evaluation, blood work, exam, and probably biopsy. I wouldn't guess, but rather get this checked out in person with his personal physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do any one know how long it takes for swollen glands to stop harting with antibiotics? the pain is so bad and fever goes away it's at 99.4
Depends: Depends upon many factors - size / location / infecting organism, etc. Definitely should not be getting worse after about the first 24/48 hours and slow but steady improvement after that. ...Read more
My Dr said I have swollen glands and possible bladder infection he put me on antibiotics but I can't break my fever how long can take with infection?
Here are some ...: If indeed you've bacterial infection and the offending bugs are sensitive to the antibiotic used, your fever should be lysed within 2-3 days; if not, one has to consider misdiagnosis or develop abscess or bacterial resistance to antibiotic; so, give a clinical reassessment and adjust the context of care timely by Hx review + physicals including DRE + tests as needed such as US for prostate or... ...Read more
My mouth started becoming dry the last couple days, I'm on antibiotics for my post nasal drip and swollen glands Feels like a paste in mouth. Bad?
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