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I woke up 3 days ago with a severe sore throat and a headache. Throat is dark red, glands are swollen, ears are aching. No cold or flu like symptoms?

I woke up 3 days ago with a severe sore throat and a headache. Throat is dark red, glands are swollen, ears are aching. No cold or flu like symptoms?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or the "flu" (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 see about antibiotics). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Hi for several years I have had IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube..ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a

Hi for several years I have had  IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube..ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces  and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a

Sounds allergy : typically such problems are caused by environmental allergy like foods and inhalant allergy like dust molds pollens. Search for dr Majid Ali and bowel disease on YouTube. Also visit us at www.ehacstl.com how to treat the underlying cause. You do not need to suffer with IBS. I TELL my patients that when you treat the cause of IBS you can easily drop I from IBS AND you are left with...? ...Read more

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Behind both ear redness sore crack what is it how to treat it tried all lotions ?

Behind both ear redness sore crack  what is it how to treat it tried all lotions
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Likely ringworm: It is likely to be a fungus infection like ringworm or athlete's foot, but it happens behind the ears. Get medicine for athlete's foot (lotrimin (clotrimazole) is one, there are several others). Apply a little of the cream to the area and rub it in twice a day and it should clear in 3-5 days. Use the cream again at the first sign of the rash coming back. ...Read more

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Soft mobile lump side of right ear near lobe had it for a month now its not red or tender and no other symptoms what can it be and should it go away?

Soft mobile lump side of right ear near lobe had it for a month now its not red or tender and no other symptoms what can it be and should it go away?

Cyst: This bump is probably an uninflamed cyst....However, you should have it verified by a dermatologist.You may or may not want to have it surgically removed. You want to be sure that is all it is. Depending on the size and if it's growing you may decide to remove it. ...Read more

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Redness at top of right ear , tender to the touch?

Redness at top of right ear , tender to the touch?

Actinic keratosis: Actinic keratosis commonly occurs superior edge of years common with people who work or spend a great deal of time outdoors. Chronic irritation sun wind etc. .Need to see your physician pre malignant condition far easier to treat early then wait until cancer develops.. ...Read more

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On Sunday night my ear on the Tragus realy hurts and now it's red and sore what is this ?

Local infection: Sounds like this is a local infection. May want to see your doc if local warm packs do not resolve this quickly or if you find it is spreading. ...Read more

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I have a bump behind ear what is it its red and sore and its small, I've had it for a week now,

I have a bump behind ear what is it its red and sore and its small, I've had it for a week now,

Depending : Depending on the location behind your ear, two possibilities could be an enlarged lymph node (although this shouldn't turn red) or a cyst. If it becomes large, hot, on has purulent drainage you may need to get it assessed for infection. ...Read more

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My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

No: You may have an infection. See your medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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