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Can allergies trigger swollen glands?

Can allergies trigger swollen glands?

Yes: Allergies can result in swollen glands in the neck. This is part of the immune system that is responding to the allergens and producing antibodies. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Swollen nodes, sore throat with allergies?

Swollen nodes, sore throat with allergies?

Sore thriat: Can be associated with allergies or infection most commonly. Your doctor can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Allergies, cold, bacterial infection? I sometimes do get seasonal allergies. congestion, sore throat, dry cough. Some yellow mucus.

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Allergies, cold, bacterial infection? I sometimes do get seasonal allergies. congestion, sore throat, dry cough. Some yellow mucus.

Question?: What would you like to know? If you have a lot of nasal congestion and sinus infections, you should consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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Can pollen allergy cause swollen uvula?

Can pollen allergy cause swollen uvula?

Swollen uvula: Any allergy can cause swelling of the delicate tissues on the inside of the nose and mouth. Usually, the nose is more affected than the mouth, but the uvula can swell, although a less common place for swelling to occur with manifestation of allergy. ...Read more

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Can alergies and post nasal drip cause swollen jaw gland??

Can alergies and post nasal drip cause swollen jaw gland??

Yes: But so can diseased teeth and/or gums. How long has it been since your last dental and medical check-ups? ...Read more

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Can cedar allergies cause a swollen lymph node?

Can cedar allergies cause a swollen lymph node?

Yes: Allergic responses can result in swollen glands due to the fact the body is under attack by its own antibodies. This can result in multiple symptoms including swollen glands, congestion, fatigue, digestive problems and asthma. ...Read more

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Debilitating fatigue,sore throat,lightheaded,facial swelling, headaches,swollen glands,allergic asthma. Yr-round (worse w allrgy season & pollution)?

Debilitating fatigue,sore throat,lightheaded,facial swelling, headaches,swollen glands,allergic asthma. Yr-round (worse w allrgy season & pollution)?

Fatigue: Hard to diagnose online. Start with your doctor for a complete checkup. If the work up is normal consider an allergist. ...Read more

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Can my cedar allergy cause a swollen lymph gland?

Can my cedar allergy cause a swollen lymph gland?

Yes: Commonly seen in children, allergies can cause lymph nodes to swell. Allergic antibody is actually produced in lymph nodes. Tonsils and adeoids can also swell in response to allergies. ...Read more

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Feels like allergies, but allergy testing is negative. Itchy water eyes, itchy clogged ears, post nasal drip, stuffy nose, sinus infections, sneezing?

Feels like allergies, but allergy testing is negative. Itchy water eyes, itchy clogged ears, post nasal drip, stuffy nose, sinus infections, sneezing?

Can still be allergy: Allergy testing only rules out what is being tested for. I would look at what helps the symptoms and to see what seems to trigger the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have severe seasonal outdoors allergies including itchy. Watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy. Runny nose. What medication work best?

I have severe seasonal outdoors allergies including itchy. Watery eyes,  itchy throat,  stuffy. Runny nose.   What medication work best?

Allergy meds: You gave quite a bit of systemic symptoms so an oral agent would be best. In my experience, Allegra seems to be the best but claritin/ zyrtec are also very good. If your eyes need a topical eye drop, Pataday and Lastacaft (alcaftadine) are the best. ...Read more

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Major allergies. Sore throat, nose stuffy, swollen cheeks and eyes. What kind of allergy medicine actually works ?

Major allergies. Sore throat, nose stuffy, swollen cheeks and eyes. What kind of allergy medicine actually works ?

Rheumatology: Rheumatology is the branch of medicine that tests and treats allergies. You should visit a rheumatologist to get allergy testing. If you are taking medicine, this could be a serious allergic reaction if your face is swollen, see an MD right away before anything else. Antihistamines work well for allergies but you want to figure out what to treat.+ Pregnancy test before any medicine if possible. ...Read more

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20 asthma severe dust allergy pet fur feather some food allergy recurrent sinus upper respiratory infections pale low energy swollen glands nausea?

20 asthma severe dust allergy pet fur feather some food allergy recurrent sinus upper respiratory infections pale low energy swollen glands nausea?

Lots of allergies : There are many complaints and symptoms - many of which may be related to your allergies. Go see an allergist and work through your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause swelling of the lymph nodes?

Can seasonal allergies cause swelling of the lymph nodes?

Yes: Seasonal allergies can cause localized node swelling if there is a secondary infection. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Scratchy throat , fever, rattling chest, dry cough, red eyes swollen lymph nodes and body aches?

Scratchy throat , fever,  rattling chest, dry cough, red eyes swollen lymph nodes and body aches?

Many conditions: From your description, this may be an influenza infection, or another respiratory infection. Your PCP may screen you for the flu and start Tamiflu (oseltamivir) within 48 hrs as indicated. A strep screen may also be performed at the same time. Typically viral illness self resolve within 10 days. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more


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Seasonal Allergies (Definition)

An allergic response causing itchy, watery eyes, ...Read more