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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 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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.
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?
Bacterial infection: Sinus infection and the seasonal flu go hand in hand. Usually, flu goes away within a week, but sinus congestion and a feeling of sickness can linger and worsen due to bacterial infection. Res. See your pcp for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 can decrease throat pain. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Tonsils swollen/pus pockets/very sore throat. Lab results said "moderate beta-hemolytic streptocci, not group a isolated." is that not typical strep?
Yes and no: By typical, i guess that you mean the kind of strep that should be treated with an antibiotic. The reason for antibiotic treatment of group a strep is to prevent you from getting rheumatic fever as a consequence of the strep infection. With non group a strep, you have have to worry about rheumatic fever and so antibiotics aren't required for prevention but you should talk to your doctor about it. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I just have one pus. Pocket on the left side of throat it does not hurt just trying to figure out?
Hard bumps that feel like food is stuck in the back of throat. The back of my throat and tonsils have had pus pockets for about 2 years now.
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