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What can I take for pain in left neck gland?

What can I take for pain in left neck gland?

Have it evaluated: You can certainly take the usual tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen which will help. A bigger questions is what is the cause? If there is swelling or firmness of the gland, you need to have it evaluated. It may be just a local infection. But you want to make sure it is not a manifestation of something more serious such as a tumor. Lymphomas in particular cause swelling of the neck glands. ...Read more

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Can acute sinusitis cause extreme left neck gland swelling, right is also swollen but not as severe. Sinusitis is unresponsive so far to 2weeks amox.

Can acute sinusitis cause extreme left neck gland swelling, right is also swollen but not as severe. Sinusitis is unresponsive so far to 2weeks amox.

Reevaluation: I would get that checked out. It sounds like what you may have may be resistant to amoxicillin, or you may have something else going on. The swelling may just be swollen lymph nodes, but if it is still ongoing after 2 weeks of antibiotics, you should be examined. Good luck! ...Read more

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My right side neck gland swollen for 4 months. Swelled up after a a viral bug. Left side went down. I had blood work and a CT scan. They couldn't find what cause it but I do have inflammation. I get 2-3 sec. painful twinges on occasion. What is it?

My right side neck gland swollen for 4 months. Swelled up after a a viral bug. Left side went down. I had blood work and a CT scan. They couldn't find what cause it but I do have inflammation. I get 2-3 sec. painful twinges on occasion. What is it?

Possibly reactive: Hello Sabrina . It seems like reactive lymphadenopathy due to infection most likely . You need a trial of antibiotic therapy and if the swelling persists then you may need further work up to rule out other etiologies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your neck gland to swell?

What are the causes of your neck gland to swell?

Swollen neck glands: There are several reasons for swollen neck glands. The most common is an infection. Ear, nose, thoat, sinus, dental. The best, if conditions persist for more than 3-5 weeks, would be to seek expert opinion with your md or dds. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a swollen neck gland?

What to do if I have a swollen neck gland?

See physician: A swollen nodule in the neck could be a lymph node or a host of other conditions. See your physician if this does not improve within a week. ...Read more

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How would you know is your neck gland are swollen?

How would you know is your neck gland are swollen?

Glands: Swollen gland in the neck can occur with viral or bacterial infections. Enlargement sometimes makes swallowing uncomfortable and can be easily palpated by a trained physician. ...Read more

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My right side of my neck gland is swollen and hurts y?

My right side of my neck gland is swollen and hurts y?

Swollen lymph node: Hi, it seems you have a swollen Lymph node, possibly 2/2 some kind of infection, the infection could be in ur throat, ear or teeth, if this swollen gland didn't go away in a day or 2 then see an MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes hives and a swollen neck gland?

What causes hives and a swollen neck gland?

Hives: The cause for hives is often obscure unless one can specifically identify the trigger (food , drug, viral infection). In chronic hives, about 30% is considered an autoimmune process. As for swollen neck glands, any inflammation from the neck up may cause it. However, if present for more than a few weeks, one needs to consider a blood disorder such as lymphoma. ...Read more

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I have swelling in a right neck gland it comes/goes for 3years whenever it swells its accompanied w/intense itching of my inner/outer cheekwhat is it?

I have swelling in a right neck gland it comes/goes for 3years whenever it swells its accompanied w/intense itching of my inner/outer cheekwhat is it?

Unclear: First: anything lasting for 3 years should be evaluated by your doctor. "neck gland" swelling that comes and goes is less worrisome than progressive or persistent swelling but may suggest recurrent infection or the presence of a congenital cyst that may need attention. See you doctor for an exam and possibly ultrasound to determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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How do you know cancer is in the neck gland?

How do you know cancer is in the neck gland?

Biopsy: The only definitive way is to get a biopsy to see if any mass is cancerous and if so, what type of cancer so any treatment would be tailored to it, etc. That being said, all neck masses are not cancerous. Blood tests, x-rays and being evaluated by a dr. Are all things that may be needed before anything like a biopsy is even ordered by a dr. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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