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Pus Pockets In Throat
Need eval.: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Sore throat small patches of bumpy. And itchy rash on elbo top of foot and knee pus pockets in throat? No runny nose or caugh. What could it be?
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Strep throat can occur with a rash, but some viruses also cause rashes. ...Read more
My son was diagnosed with strep. He has been on amoxicillin for 5 days. He still has a fever, pus pockets, sore throat and now swollen lymph node on 1?
It happens: Strep is universally killed by the penicillin drugs, so that is still a good choice. Lymph nodes often take a few days before they start swelling in response to an illness and take a few weeks to shrink after it clears.If he is continuing to run fever >101 after 5 days he is likely co-infected with a throat virus.If he is looking puny contact his doc for guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.
I have had a pus pocket in throat for a month now. Took steroids and antibiotics and it's still there. No pain or sore throat?
Hurting all in the face, nose congestion, have pus pockets in throat, spitting up phlem, and have a headache. Could this be a major sinus infection?
Sore throat 3 days ago. Now pus pocket rt side throat white tongue dry cough very painful to swallow low fever 1st day but not since rt node sensitv?
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer