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My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

Post sore throat ras: This is likely guttate psoriasis that occurs after some strep infections. Generally this resolves on its own. If the skin lesions continue to spread, become more painful or develop red streaks, take her to her pediatrician. ...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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What I it when the glands from neck , throat and underarms get inflamed?

What I it when the glands from neck , throat and underarms get inflamed?

Need exam!: It's hard to know without examining you. The glands you feel are lymph nodes. If they are enlarged and sore, that can mean you have an infection. The glands in your neck and throat drain your sinuses, head, throat & mouth. The glands in your armpits drain your arms/hands or chest/breasts. Enlarged glands are also a sign of cancer, particularly lymphoma, so you really need to see a doctor! ...Read more

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How can I cure a swollen gland by my throat?

How can I cure a swollen gland by my throat?

Throat sxs: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged gland in my throat and it hurts bad why?

I have an enlarged gland in my throat and it hurts bad why?

Infection?: Could be a sign of infection? May need antibiotics. Go see a doctor before things get worse. ...Read more

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Do you have any idea of what could be wrong with me my glands in my throat are swollen all the time?

Do you have any idea of what could be wrong with me my glands in my throat are swollen all the time?

Swollen glands: Greetings. Swollen glands are usually lymph nodes but could be salivary glands too. Sometimes it's even difficult for your providers to differentiate what exactly is swollen. The most common cause is due to inflammation. This could come from tonsils, sinuses, skin conditions, allergies, ear troubles, lymph node diseases and finally even cancer. See your ENT specialist for a thorough examination. ...Read more

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Enlarged glands in my throat. What could be wrong?

Enlarged glands in my throat. What could be wrong?

LAP: Could be as simple as as reactive lap or some thing more serious as lymphoma. ...Read more

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In strep throat, can only one of your glands in the throat swell up?

In strep throat, can only one of your glands in the throat swell up?

Sure : Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more

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What are the causes of slightly swollen lymph glands in the throat?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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When i drink wine, why do my glands in my throat hurt for three days afterwards?

When i drink wine, why do my glands in my throat hurt for three days afterwards?

Allergy?: Wine has many components and you might be allergic to some. There are sulfites to prevent fungal growth. Red wine in particular has histamines which can cause symptoms of allergy. ...Read more