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Glands In The 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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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