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I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and neck pain. Its weird because its only my right tonsil and lymph node.?

I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and neck pain. Its weird because its only my right tonsil and lymph node.?

Normal: That can be normal. It means one tonsil was affected so far. It could also be good particles trapped in the tonsil spaces. Gargle with warm salt water 2-3 times a day and it should improve. Look in the mirror and try to see the tonsil and condition of the tissues. If you yellow stuff or particles consider seeing a doctor if it persists ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes sore to the touch and I've been more tired lately?

Why are my lymph nodes sore to the touch and I've been more tired lately?

Test infectious mon: My first thought is that you have contracted a common virile disease called infectious mononucleosis, characterized by uncomfortable swollen glands and fatigue. You should be examined and tested for this. Other conditions can mimic this, so be sure to be examined and tested. Infectious Mono is usually not dangerous and is self limited. ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes sore in my neck head and armpits? I can't remember the last time they were not uncomfortable. Been off colour for a long while

Why are my lymph nodes sore in my neck head and armpits? I can't remember the last time they were not uncomfortable. Been off colour for a long while

Lymphadenopathy: There is a host of reasons for lymph nodes to enlarge. If you have widespread noticeable enlarged nodes it is important that you be evaluated. There are benign causes, but there are also serious causes that warrant early evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node, sore throat on same side as lymph node?

Swollen lymph node, sore throat on same side as lymph node?

Family practice: Enlarged lymph node on same side as an infection means it is trying to filter out your system. You may have strep throat or possibly a virus which can cause an enlargement see your dr. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, sore joints, odd blood work - help what should I do?

Swollen lymph nodes, sore joints, odd blood work - help what should I do?

See your MD: You could have an acute viral illness, or lyme disease, collagen vascular disease, such as acute arthritis, or possibly some form of cancer. Swollen lymph nodes are your bodies response to infection with a virus or bacteria or to inappropriate antibodies that the body is making to itself. ...Read more

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Fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, does anyone have any advice?

Fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, does anyone have any advice?

Monospot: Get tested for mononucleosis, or an ebv infection. It could be serious. Mostly likely, however, viral infections are self limited and the treatment is really supportive. ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty swallowing, numbness or tingling (time frame: sudden) (side: both), enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and. ..

I am experiencing difficulty swallowing, numbness or tingling (time frame: sudden) (side: both), enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and. ..

Dysphagia: Swallowing problems are very difficult and quite complicated. You need to submit a more specific question or You could also set up a consultation with me and I will be happy to assist you. ...Read more

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2.5 days sick w/ low fever, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, tired. Feeling better but left tonsil bleeds when touched & reoccurring tonsil stones.

2.5 days sick w/ low fever, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, tired. Feeling better but left tonsil bleeds when touched & reoccurring tonsil stones.

Need an exam: This HT tap is not designed to diagnose and treat illness. If your feeling sick, as your question suggests, you should see a physician who can examine you and make a proper diagnosis.

Get well soon. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 9 days. Dry cough and stuffy nose. Swollen lymph nodes. Sore throat really bad at night. Diagnosed pharyngitis. I need it to go away!

Sore throat for 9 days. Dry cough and stuffy nose. Swollen lymph nodes. Sore throat really bad at night. Diagnosed pharyngitis. I need it to go away!

Viral infection: Good morning,
sore mouth, itchy throat, and dry cough suggest a viral infection involving the lining mucus membrane of respiratory system - upper and lower airway. Swelling of lymph glands of the area is associated with the process of our immune system trying to fight the virus. Symptom relief can be achieved by gargling with warm salt water, and ibuprofen. See doctor for antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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I have a sudden onset of a sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, sore neck and headache. I'm also fatigued. Had a strep and mono test come back negative?

I have a sudden onset of a sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, sore neck and headache. I'm also fatigued. Had a strep and mono test come back negative?

Need a flu test: Although symptoms did not include fever or body aches or fatigue. Common colds or viral pharyngitis can present the same way. Use over the counter medicines to alleviate the throat and headache, such as Cepacol and ibuprofen respectively. If things don't improve after 3 days, u would need to see a healthcare provider then. ...Read more

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Oral sex with unknown, continuous 5month low grade fever, lymph nodes, sore throat, 107 da HIV eia negative HIV PCR RNA not detected, what other std?

Oral sex with unknown, continuous 5month low grade fever, lymph nodes, sore throat, 107 da HIV eia negative HIV PCR RNA not detected, what other std?

NOT STD: As you have been told this is not an STD. But, it could be an infectious disease. That list is hundreds of possibilities long and will include testing for lymphoma, leukemia, other blood cell cancers, and all of the possible non-STD infectious diseases. It is time to sign off of the internet and to see your doctor for the appropriate testing or infectious disease consultation. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, headache, pain in back of neck, difficulty swallowing, chills & sweats at night, ear ache? What could this be? Help

Swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, headache, pain in back of neck, difficulty swallowing, chills & sweats at night, ear ache? What could this be? Help

Flu season: All of the symptoms you describe are consistent with viral infections at this time of year. If this continues past one week, or temperature rises, an md visit is is advisable. ...Read more

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Have infected wisdom tooth that is oozing, gums are sore and swollen, the infection may have spread to gums. Lymph nodes sore. Should I go to ER?

Have infected wisdom tooth that is oozing, gums are sore and swollen, the infection may have spread to gums. Lymph nodes sore. Should I go to ER?

Oral surgeon: They can't do much at the ER except prescribe meds which won't solve the problem. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, sore neck, splitting headache-worsened moving neck, midgrade fever, sore throat, vomiting, night sweats, chills?

Internet?: Hi. Girl, I'm sold! Something may be wrong beyond a "cold"! Will you PLEASE go see a doctor in person for a good evaluation and diagnostic tests? We in internetville cannot do the diagnostics. I hope it's nothing serious, but I've seen conditions present like that, that ARE serious. An in-person physician is what you need with real in-person blood tests, and who knows what else for diagnostics. ...Read more

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What does it mean if lymph nodes are sore in both armpits?

What does it mean if lymph nodes are sore in both armpits?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen lymph-node and sore throat?

I'm concerned because I have swollen lymph-node and sore throat?

Get Checked: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Are swollen lymph nodes usually sore when touched when someone has lymphoma?

Are swollen lymph nodes usually sore when touched when someone has lymphoma?

Lymphoma enlarged: Nodes are usually painless unless it is infected, or super enlarged and impinging on nerves/muscles. Sore lymph nodes are inflammatory and most likely caused by infection. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My brother is reporting that his lymph nodes feel sore and are swollen. How much does it cost to see an ENT specialist without insurance?

My brother is reporting that his lymph nodes feel sore and are swollen. How much does it cost to see an ENT specialist without insurance?

Lymph adenopathy: Need to see primary care first for work up and full exam. Maybe infection or inflammation. Seeing primary maybe more cost effective; less than 200.00. May resolve problem without specialist which my double that cost. Especially in a young man. ...Read more

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My lymph nodes feel sore and swollen but I don't have a sore throat. Could it be strep still?

My lymph nodes feel sore and swollen but I don't have a sore throat. Could it be strep still?

Not necessarily: Transient lymph node enlargement is a response to inflammation (infection is one of them) and not confined to strep infection. Dental problem and sinus infection can cause the neck nodes to enlarge as well. If the enlargement lasts more than a month or gets worse, you will need to contact your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What could swollen lymph nodes and sore throat be a sign of?

What could swollen lymph nodes and sore throat be a sign of?

Check for strep: One key thing not to miss for a new sore throat with lymph node swelling is strep throat. It can present without fever or white patches, especially in adults. It will go away without treatment, but then you may develop rheumatic heart disease or other complications if it is not treated within 10 days from the start of symptoms. So get a rapid strep test (70-90% acc.) and/or culture (100% accurate ...Read more

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I have a sore swollen lymph node & a sore throat. Do I have to go to the doctor? I think i'll be fine by the time they give me an appointment anyway

I have a sore swollen lymph node & a sore throat. Do I have to go to the doctor? I think i'll be fine by the time they give me an appointment anyway

No: You may just have a viral sore throat. Try salt water gargles an over the counter medication for pain like ibuprofen. You'll get better on your own. However you could have strep throat so if you also have fever, headache no cough or nasal congestion. You should be seen by a doctor. If your doctor can't get you in go to an urgent care but not the emergency room. ...Read more

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Enlarged neck and breast lymph nodes, very sore jaw, cysts on ovaries I've had all these conditions for 8 months now with no infections found. Help?

Enlarged neck and breast lymph nodes, very sore jaw, cysts on ovaries I've had all these conditions for 8 months now with no infections found. Help?

Need doctor: Complicated conditions such as this require an depth visit for testing. Start with a trusted primary care doctor who can then direct you to the varies specialists that may need to be involved to get you the help you need. ...Read more

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I had a bad virus for a week or so with swollen lymph nodes. A sore lump appeared in my breast at the same time. Could this be another lymph node?

I had a bad virus for a week or so with swollen lymph nodes. A sore lump appeared in my breast at the same time. Could this be another lymph node?

If it is actually: In the breast, probably not. If it is your axilla, where lymph nodes normally are located, yes. If it persists after your next menstrual period, you must be examined by a doctor to make sure that it is not a tumor. ...Read more

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My MRI scan shows multiple shotty cervical lymph nodes, a sore throat ongoing and get headaches. I get very hot at night.

My MRI scan shows multiple shotty cervical lymph nodes, a sore throat ongoing and get headaches. I get very hot at night.

Need More Info: Shotty lymph nodes usually mean small but many nodes. The important thing is to see if they have fatty centers (meaning they are likely benign) or not.
From your symptoms--sore throat, headaches, fever (hot at night?) I suspect some kind of infectious condition, but you need to be examined clinically. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes are sore under my jaw, back of neck + on right groin. I'm very tired + my head hurts and feel sweaty at night + can't sleep. Any suspicions?

Lymph nodes are sore under my jaw, back of neck + on right groin. I'm very tired + my head hurts and feel sweaty at night + can't sleep. Any suspicions?

Night sweats: Sounds like you have generalized lymphadenopathy and night sweats. Infections like HIV, sarcoidosis, TB, possible, also would consider autoimmune problems like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis also lymphoma or leukaemia possible. See a provider to evaluate these symptoms. ...Read more

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Having ear pain, swollen left lymph node, very sore throat and left jaw pain?

Having ear pain, swollen left lymph node, very sore throat and left jaw pain?

Wisdom tooth?: You could have a partially erupted or infected lower wisdom tooth on your left side. You may want to consult a dentist....Could also be a cold etc..... ...Read more

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Think have wisdom tooth infection swollen gum what's chances of Ludwigs lymph node feel sore throat?

Think have wisdom tooth infection swollen gum what's chances of Ludwigs lymph node feel sore throat?

Ludwig's Angina: Ludwig's angina is an infection in the floor of the mouth, which can be caused by abscessed teeth in the lower jaw, resulting in swelling in the floor of the mouth and elevation of the tongue. Ludwig's can become a very serious and life threatening problem. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment before your wisdom tooth problem becomes more serious. ...Read more

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Swollen/sore gums R side, two canker sores (Inside btm and on lip, R side), swollen lymph nodes RS, sore jaw. Clinic says strep. 1st time O herpes?

Swollen/sore gums R side, two canker sores (Inside btm and on lip, R side), swollen lymph nodes RS, sore jaw. Clinic says strep. 1st time O herpes?

Probably: Probably. Your doc should prescribe antiviral medication. See https://www. Cda-adc. Ca/jcda/vol-68/issue-4/247.pdf ...Read more

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Could a cervicogenic headache be responsible for tender lymph nodes, slightly sore throat, and fullness in one ear? Had a cold last week 2. Related?

Could a cervicogenic headache be responsible for tender lymph nodes, slightly sore throat, and fullness in one ear? Had a cold last week 2. Related?

No, and yes: No the headache from a neck problem will not cause tender lymph node, or any lymph node.
but the sore throat, ear problem, and a cold symptoms will,
so far nothing to worry about.
if your lymph node persisted beyond the cold symptoms and the sore throat for a week or two then see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes and sore throat a week after wisdom teeth removal, what should I do?

I have swollen lymph nodes and sore throat a week after wisdom teeth removal, what should I do?

See oral surgeon: A week after dental extraction, you should be in better shape than you presently are. You should return to your dentist or oral surgeon asap for an evaluation. This is something that needs to be evaluated in person. ...Read more

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White patch on one side of throat. Minimal post nasal drip. No fever. No swollen lymph nodes. Very sore throat. Only on path area.?

White patch on one side of throat. Minimal post nasal drip. No fever. No swollen lymph nodes. Very sore throat. Only on path area.?

Be seen: Please see your doctor today or tomorrow and be examined properly. The white patch could be yeast or leukoplakia and may require treatment. The sore throat may be associated or may not be other than a viral process. Feel better. ...Read more

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Small lump on right side of neck, just behind jaw, about inch below ear. Is this just a swollen lymph node? Slight sore throat. Worried it's a tumor.

Lymph Node: You are most likely feeling a lymph node that is reacting to a infection that is causing your sore throat. Lymph nodes monitor our bodies and aid in the fight against infections. Once the infection is over this lymph node should return to normal. If it persists, bring it to the attention of your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Tired, fever, Sore Throat (no tonsils) Nose + throat very congested with yellow mucus which made me vomit, lymph node is sore on one side of my neck.?

Tired, fever, Sore Throat (no tonsils) Nose + throat very congested with yellow mucus which made me vomit, lymph node is sore on one side of my neck.?

Pharyngitis: These symptoms are usually caused by pharyngitis which can be viral or bacterial. The concern is that it can be strep which can progress to cause big problems including rheumatic fever. Gargling with warm salt water and drinking hot liquids like tea and chicken soup can help but you need to see your primary care provider or an urgent care clinic to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more