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4 weeks ago had swollen thyroid glands inflammed tonsils&mouth few nite sweats , insomnia depression much better but can't sleep and pain by armpit?

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4 weeks ago had swollen thyroid glands inflammed tonsils&mouth few nite sweats , insomnia depression much better but can't sleep and pain by armpit?

Check with MD: These symptoms could be due to a number of medical conditions. This would be best evaluated by your physician. Thyroid enlargement or a goiter usually signals sometimes serious problems. Many of the other symptoms were suggestive of an infectious process that may yet require antibiotics. Enlarged glands in the throat can compromise breathing so your md would want examine. Armpit checked too. ...Read more

Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more


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Hashimotos disease; is my gradual onset (5 weeks) neck pain and localized swelling caused by neck strain or cervical lymphoma 2* thyroid disease?

Hashimotos disease; is my gradual onset (5 weeks) neck pain and localized swelling caused by neck strain or cervical lymphoma 2* thyroid disease?

UnlikelyButGetChecke: Hashimoto Disease is an auto immune disease which affects thyroid gland.It can pain in any joint and muscles. It can increase your risk of getting a rare kind of thyroid cancer called Thyroid Lymphoma.That is a very rare occurrence in some. But it is not cervical Lymphoma. Since you have a concern about it and have a nodule in thyroid gland . Get it checked by your endocrinologist asap. ...Read more

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? Lymphoma but no enlarged lumps or bumps. Weight loss, night sweats, anaemia, chronic low back/hip pain present. T.b ruled out. Still? Lymphoma?

? Lymphoma but no enlarged lumps or bumps. Weight loss,  night sweats, anaemia, chronic low back/hip pain present. T.b ruled out. Still? Lymphoma?

Lymphoma?: The symptoms you report are important and you need to have something done about it. You can go back to your doctor for further evaluation or make an appointment with another doctor for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Painful glands in neck after strep infection for two months after ultrasound appearance nonmalignant swollen throat night sweats wake me several times?

Painful glands in neck after strep infection for two months after ultrasound appearance nonmalignant swollen throat night sweats wake me several times?

Lymphadenitis: The bacteria causing strep throat can travel from the tonsils/throat into the lymph nodes. These nodes capture the infection, preventing it from getting it into the blood stream. Lymph note enlargement, swelling and tenderness can persist indefinitely after the infection has cleared up. But, if the infection is still present, you may need another course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Sxs: 8y.O.F. Swollen gums, fever, chills, sores on inflammed tonsils and negative rapid strep test.No history of herpes or compromised immune system. Dx?

Sxs: 8y.O.F. Swollen gums, fever, chills, sores on inflammed tonsils and negative rapid strep test.No history of herpes or compromised immune system. Dx?

Seriously......: These situations require a patient to be personally seen by a physician. Not even the best website\internet service\health care website\diagnostic health software\ computer\ best physician can replace the conventional doctor\patient relationship necessary in order to come up with an accurate diagnosis. Please take her to a pediatrician. Hope she feels better soon. ...Read more

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Fever, not move 1-3 cm neck nodes, enlarged sub gland, night sweats, loss 20 lbs in 5 months. many tests no answer. Mayo says genetic or chronic cance?

Fever, not move 1-3 cm neck nodes, enlarged sub gland, night sweats, loss 20 lbs in 5 months. many tests no answer. Mayo says genetic or chronic cance?

More information : In order for you to get an appropriate answer, you will need to provide more detailed information. I suggest that you set up a consultation with a HealthTap Dr. of your choosing. Otherwise, you need to be more specific about what you would like answered in this informal forum. ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes under armpits. One is tender. Minor cold symptoms including scratchy throat. Previous anitbio treatment for sinusitis. No fever.

Enlarged lymph nodes under armpits. One is tender. Minor cold symptoms including scratchy throat. Previous anitbio treatment for sinusitis.  No fever.

Needs evaluation: prior antibiotic use doesn't preclude infection in another area, you may need another type of antibiotic, or other measures as per doctor's judgement, best wishes ...Read more

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Had an viral infection 3 weeks ago fever chills first night night sweats sore throat swollen tonsils all gone except 1 swollen tonsil could it be hiv?

Had an viral infection 3 weeks ago fever chills first night night sweats sore throat swollen tonsils all gone except 1 swollen tonsil could it be hiv?

Hiv: Hiv is a disease which is transmitted through sexual intercourse or blood contamination. The virus itself is not very hardy outside the body. When in contact for medical procedures universal precautions are used . In general careful precautions, i.e. Condoms is good to prevent spread. Swollen tonsils can be caused by a multitude of things. If hiv is suspected testing can be performed. ...Read more

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Can thyroid issues like hashimotos autoimmune disease cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck?

Can thyroid issues like hashimotos autoimmune disease cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck?

No: Almost everyone has a few palpable neck nodes. They are almost always your friends. Disease here she's as very large nodes, very hard nodes, or nodes stuck to surrounding structures. ...Read more

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Symptoms: bilateral inflammation around lacrimal glands, fatigue, joint pain. Tested + for Lupus antigens. Could have sarcoidosis. Your thoughts?

Symptoms: bilateral inflammation around lacrimal glands, fatigue, joint pain. Tested + for Lupus antigens.  Could have sarcoidosis. Your thoughts?

Calm down: appreciate your concerns, you don't have a definitive diagnosis yet, symptoms and information you gave are sketchy, no one can make even a provisional diagnosis with this material, trust your treating physician, ask for a working / provisional diagnosis, even ask for a second opinion it's your right, but stick to professional help rather than Dr Google, take care ...Read more

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27 y/o female with 4 days history of fever, night sweats, headache, generalized painful lymphadenopathy, fatigue, elevated liver enzymes? Mono neg

27 y/o female with 4 days history of fever, night sweats, headache, generalized painful lymphadenopathy,  fatigue, elevated liver enzymes? Mono neg

Guess u want DDx: Ddx=differential diagnosis involves the most important, under-used, under-appreciated, under-paid, complex tool a physician has: a trained/experienced mind, fueled by a good heart, driven by a mission to help others. Excellent history (listen!), careful physical exam leads to the answer, or at least to next step.?Viral illness?Drug reax. Rest, fluids, wait 2 wks; persists? Work up further. ...Read more

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Non viral causes of high monocytes 16%? 4 y/o w/Symptoms: recurring fever, cyanosis, joint pain, no appetite, swollen lymph nodes. FH of JRA & Lupus.

Non viral causes of high monocytes 16%? 4 y/o w/Symptoms: recurring fever, cyanosis, joint pain, no appetite, swollen lymph nodes. FH of JRA & Lupus.

Not the key: As a pathologist and lab specialist, I would discourage you from paying any attention at all to percentages, or to monocytes unless the absolute count is well over 1000. Sounds like a JRA variant if it is clear there is no heart defect or endocarditis ...Read more

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Clear ultrasound and normal CBC/WBC rule out leukemia and lymphoma in patient with swollen spleen, lymph nodes, fatigue, night sweat? Strep positive.

Clear ultrasound and normal CBC/WBC rule out leukemia and lymphoma in patient with swollen spleen, lymph nodes, fatigue, night sweat? Strep positive.

Not sure of question: But if you are strep positive, then that is of course the most likely reason for feeling bad. Wait until treatment is over, and reassess. ...Read more

Night Sweats (Definition)

Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more


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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more