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Hello, I have a cold sore with white pus in corner of mouth. Temp: 101.7 , tongue 1 white spot and sore red throat. Tongue feels like burned tip.
Followup: active cold sores can be very uncomfortable. Intervening with a prescription may help shorten the duration of your symptoms significantly. ...Read more
Infection: Usually swollen red area could be infection with pus formation. Use neosporin oint locally if you want cover with k-tape and apply heat will soften the area and will be able to drain pus. Mark the redness area with marker pen if this gets bigger get help from your doctor for incision, drainage and oral antibiotics. ...Read more
Ear canal so swollen its swelled shut and pushing out my ear hole...Might be andras..Burns pussy red belching lost all hearing?
Painful: Need to see a doctor for help. Sorry you are having to deal with that, but treatment is available. ...Read more
Clear bubbles in back of throat enlarged tonsils tongue swollen like veins will pop thru & feels like somethin stuck. Hard 2 swallow w/ lump @ neck b?
Swollen tongue: Sounds like an allergy of some sort. Prob food ? Has it happened before. ? Any trouble breathing or swallowing. Could become a med emergency. Consider trip to hospital. I think food sensitivity testing makes some sense. Immunolabs does a good one. Help you figure out what foods don't agree with you. ...Read more
Painful rash: If it's just on one side, i'd worry this was shingles and would encourage you to get someone to start treatment right away. If it's on both sides, it could be an allergic reaction to something that got on your skin. There are a lot of other conditions that can cause painful rashes but most need to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Pimple in ear for 3 days. Poked it today w/ QTips(bad)didnt pop, and hot comp'd it. Now ear slightly pushed out/skin behind is soft/tender. Mastoid??
Lymph adenopathy: Hello. Sounds like your immune system is responding to infection. You have lymph nodes behind the ear. Try using a triple antibiotic ointment on the "pimple." Take an anti-inflammatory medicine for pain. Use warm compress behind the ear. If no improvement or if headache, neck pain, or fever develop, see your doctor right away or go to an urgent care for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor can examine: Bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. Bumps may be ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... Otherwise, the causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have an ear ache, clogged and itchy ear, headache and a small lump behind and below my ear that is soft, tender. Inner Ear Infection?
White hard palate
yellow soft palate
white, red nobs on palate and further in, swallowed back of the tounge
jaw to ear pain
no pain swal?
Maybe thrush(fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Earlobe by earing hole swollen leaking yelllo pus down the side of my neck lumps on neck by earing hole now area has turned a little dark an itching?
Tiny firm bump\bb size\moved easily, not painful, wouldn't pop, red/purple in color in upper inner crease of thigh. Poked it, bled, leaked yellow fluid?
Red irritated throat white puss red dots on roof of mouth hurts to swallow. On amoxicillian for 10 days now symptoms returning. ?
Recurrent strep: Please see a physician for a throat culture and additional antibiotics. Recurrent strep throat can happen in cases of antibiotic resistance, improper dosing of medications, underlying immune suppression, being close to a strep carrier. Petechiae(red dots) on the soft palate are an uncommon but specific finding for strep throat. ...Read more
Red, sore throat with white spots after ear and nose draining (got water in my ear). Runny nose off and on. Had some tonsil stones. Should I see doc?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more