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How can I get rid of the swollen glands in my throat?

How can I get rid of the swollen glands in my throat?

Pease clarifydepends: It depends on which glands/areas are swollen. Glands may only be swollen temporarily from infection. Tonsils can become swollen and can be removed, but other criteria have to be met for this. It is also agreed upon by doctors that tonsils provide benefits to the immune system. A visit to your doctor will likely determine what is swollen and what the best course is. ...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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Can someone tell me how to get rid of swollen throat glands?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of swollen throat glands?

Further evaluation: This requires further evaluation. Are we talking about tonsils in the throat, prominent salivary glands under the jaw or perhaps lymph node swelling in the neck? Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

Support immune syste: Try salt water gargles twice daily, increase fluids to the amount of ounces = to half your weight in pounds, make sure you are getting adequate sleep to restore your immune system (7.5-8 hours/night). You can also add vitamin c and zinc to your regimen to support immune system. Most often the cause is viral and unless symptoms persist, i would not recommend antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore throat and swollen tonsils and glands?

How can I get rid of a sore throat and swollen tonsils and glands?

Sore Throat: Viral sore throats usualy clear up on thier own within a few days. If your symptoms are severe or last longer see your doctor for poosible cultures and antibiotics. If this is frequent you should consult an ENT doc to discuss further options. ...Read more

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The left side of my neck is swollen had a lymph node but it went away my gland and neck is still swollen how can I get rid of it?

The left side of my neck is swollen had a lymph node but it went away my gland and neck is still swollen how can I get rid of it?

Maybe never: It is difficult to know exactly what you are talking about without being able to examine the area. However, it sounds like the initial problem with the lymph node has resolved. But now you are still able to feel the node. It's possible that it may never disappear. As long as it's small and not tender, that's OK. If it's large - an inch or bigger, or sore, you should see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen parotid glands?

How to get rid of swollen parotid glands?

Treat the cause: The parotid gland is one of the major salivary glands and swelling of the glands can be from a number of causes. You need to have a thorough evaluation to determine what is causing the swelling before you can treat it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen glands?

How can I get rid of swollen glands?

Treatment needs dx: Your swollen glands need to be diagnosed first before you get rid of them. if simple infections in the adjoining body parts caused these, they would regress after infection clears but if chronic inflammation of skin is the culprit, you can except these to persist every now and them due to the original condition. First try OTC anti inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen for a week or so. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of swollen glands?

See your doc: "swollen glands" (lymph nodes or any other "glands") is not a disease but a symptom. You need to see your doc who will determine why they are swollen and then prescribe the proper therapy. Don't wait too long, please. Hope it is nothing serious. ...Read more

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If you have the swollen oil gland on your vagina like a pimpol how to get rid of it?

If you have the swollen oil gland on your vagina like a pimpol how to get rid of it?

Needs an exam : Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen glands?

See your doctor: You need a medical evaluation as to the cause of your swollen lymph glands. This could be infection or rarely, cancer. Only a doctors testing can find the cause and then be able to treat it. So it is not easy to get rid of the glands without treating the cause. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen throats?

How to get rid of swollen throats?

Swollen throat: Hello, this condition of throat swelling needs to be evaluated by your doctor to determine the cause. Is it infectious? Could it be an allergic process? Hypertrophic tonsils? Each condition would require a different treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of swollen parotid glands after dehydration?

How do I get rid of swollen parotid glands after dehydration?

Water: Drink a lot of water and suck on hard candies. This will thin the saliva and increase salivation which should allow the glands to return to normal size. ...Read more

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I have a swollen bartholins gland that is not painful and has been there for almost a year. How do I get rid of it ?

I have a swollen bartholins gland that is not painful and has been there for almost a year. How do I get rid of it ?

See a gyne-: cologist and have them remove it surgically or drain it or treat it with antibiotics-maybe it is chronically infected ...Read more

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How to get rid of bumps on back of throat and swollen tonsils?

Get checked: This can be a series of issues from simple enlarged tonsils to tonsillitis. I would see and ENT and get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lump in my throat feels like a small soft marble, I swallow and still there, feels like my throat is swollen, what's wrong and how do I get rid of it?

Lump in my throat feels like a small soft marble, I swallow and still there, feels like my throat is swollen, what's wrong and how do I get rid of it?

Globus?: The first issue is to determine whether you have an actual mass, or just the sensation of a mass, or globus. Masses in the throat should always be taken seriously and generally are removed and tested for cancers. Globus can occur on its own, but more often is caused by an underlying condition, with reflux being most common. You need an exam, and go from there based on findings. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my shrimp allergy every time i eat it my throat and lips become swollen and itchy for few minutes when i stop eating?

How do I get rid of my shrimp allergy every time i eat it my throat and lips become swollen and itchy for few minutes when i stop eating?

Don't: Don, t test yourself with shellfish anymore! you are potentially putting your life in danger everytime you eat it. See an allergist and determine what you are allergic to and get a Epinephrine auto injector to carry around. For the time being there is no cure for shellfish allergy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bumps on the back of throat? They're not on my tonsils, they're just like little swollen spots from my post nasal drip/pharyngitis.

How to get rid of bumps on the back of throat? They're not on my tonsils, they're just like little swollen spots from my post nasal drip/pharyngitis.

? Rhinosinusitis: Meaning inflammation/infection of the nasal cavity and / or the sinuses, can be due to allergy, better see an ENT or an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more