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Occasional Swollen Glands
Earache, on and off voice hoarseness, neck pain, swollen glands, occasional congestion for 3+ weeks. Oc drugs don't help. Concerning?
Earache on and off: Your question does not mention what over the counter medications you used.Based on you question it seems your symptoms are related to allergy and there may or mey not be any infectious process.You need to consult your doctor and may benefit from allergy medicine and decongestants, if there is no evidence of infection in throat or ears, if there is one then you may need antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I'm a nurse. I provide direct patient care. Have had sore throat, swollen glands and occasional productive cough. Is it safe to go to work?
No...: I would suggest to stay home for a couple of days, and since this might be most likely associated to a virus, rest and drink plenty of fluids. If you are providing direct patient care it is definitely not safe to expose other people(especially those that are frail) to a potentially contagious illness. If you get worse or very sick see your doctor for needed treatment. Hope you get better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 5 years I have felt constantly fatigued. Frequent muscle & joint pain. Occasional nausea. I regularly get sore throat & swollen glands?
? CFS : You may have chronic fatigue syndrome. It is medically unexplained fatigue for over 6 months not relieved by rest and interfering with normal activities plus 4 or more of the following: impared memory/concentration sore throat tender neck or axillary lymph nodes muscle pain multijoint pain new headaches unrefreshing sleep postexertion malaise. ...Read more
Node vs Saliva gland: Depending on location, swelling in the head and neck area may be one of more lymph nodes or one or more salivary glands. Painless swelling without recent infection or trauma in the area needs to be evaluated. I recommend a visit to your primary provider or an ent/ otolaryngologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes swollen glands on the insides of your cheeks? Feels like skin flaps and have been there for two years
Lymph nodes: Which glands (lymph nodes) are you referring to? If you have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and a recent upper respiratory infection, that may be normal. If you have lymph nodes in other areas like the arm pit or groin or the ones in the neck that don't go away, you need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes...: More information will be needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. If you've had a recent infection in the same region, these may be enlarged lymph node & related. What is the tempo of the swelling & pain? Where are they located? Are they tender? Soft or firm? You should see your physician if they are not getting better for a full history and exam, and perhaps lab tests. ...Read more
I been going to my Dr once a week so he can help me feel better one of my meds was making me sick can it cause my swollen glands? Happy thanksgiving.
Swollen glands: Without knowing the drugs you were on, one cannot render an opinion ...Read more
Lymphadenopathy: Enlargement of the lymph nodes is recognized as a common sign of infectious, autoimmune, or malignant disease. Most commonly, in healthy individuals, the glands (lymph nodes) will enlarge as they work to fight off infections, be they viral and or bacterial...For example a child with a sore throat may develop associated swollen glands. If they stay enlarged, then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose. ...Read more
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