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Left side neck swollen gland my head hurts by my ear to my tempo only when i turn and look right my doctor gave me antibiatics is this a infection?

Left side neck swollen gland my head hurts by my ear to my tempo only when i turn and look right my doctor gave me antibiatics is this a infection?

Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help.Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more

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Got bit 3 times by jumping spider approx. 2 weeks ago while asleep on left side of neck. Swollen, red, and hard now?

Got bit 3 times by jumping spider approx. 2 weeks ago while asleep on left side of neck. Swollen, red, and hard now?

Staph Infection: A common consequence of these injuries is a staph cellulitis or abscess, this is a serious problem and needs to be evaluated in person by your physician. ...Read more