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For the last week, sore throat, sore neck glands, hot flashes no fever. What is this?

For the last week, sore throat, sore neck glands, hot flashes no fever. What is this?

Dr. Can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, and other over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, runny nose and sore neck glands, one gland is slightly enlarged, also ver tired, but I do work nights so could be part of that.?

I have a sore throat, runny nose and sore neck glands, one gland is slightly enlarged, also ver tired, but I do work nights so could be part of that.?

Sore throat: Your night shift has nothing to do with the symptoms. It could contribute to it as your timing outside the house being at night may predispose you to colder temperatues and you could catch more infections in the cold. You should see your doctor as you could have strep throat or mono if you have neck glands. ...Read more

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Periodic body aches/muscle pain, sore neck glands, fatigue x 3 months, no fever. Mom has Sjogrens. Mono/strep negative. Last week stiff neck x 1 day?

Periodic body aches/muscle pain, sore neck glands, fatigue x 3 months, no fever. Mom has Sjogrens. Mono/strep negative. Last week stiff neck x 1 day?

Need more informati: We need more information. Ask your physicain to evaluate you. There are a lot of possibilites but we need laboratory and history and physical data that your physician will do. ...Read more

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Conjunctivitis followed by swollen neck glands, sore neck, headache, tiredness. Started Monday, now have dull, throbbing headache, feeling sick, virus?

Conjunctivitis followed by swollen neck glands, sore neck, headache, tiredness. Started Monday, now have dull, throbbing headache, feeling sick, virus?

Most likely: Upper respiratory viruses can affect the conjunctiva, lining of the nose, throat, airways. The lymph nodes swell in response to fighting the infection. Ibuprofen, fluids and rest! ...Read more

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Sore throat (neck area) hurts to swallow plus cough. Neck glands bigger on left side but right side is sore. How is that possible?

Sore throat (neck area) hurts to swallow plus cough. Neck glands bigger on left side but right side is sore. How is that possible?

Pharyngitis/tonsilli: When you have infection in the tonsils or pharynx it is not uncommon to have lymph nodes in the neck. These nodes do not have to be the same size or consistency on both sides. ...Read more

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Rt sd, swollen/tender neck glands 3 1/2 months. Sometimes hard to breathe. Lt side new lump/gland. Pink lump back neck. ENT 2 weeks. PM won't treat. Cancer?

Rt sd, swollen/tender neck glands 3 1/2 months. Sometimes hard to breathe. Lt side new lump/gland. Pink lump back neck. ENT 2 weeks. PM won't treat. Cancer?

Lymphnodes: Your symptoms as described appear to be possibly due to some underlying infectious process or something that would cause the swollen nodes, and now Shortness of breath. Be diligent, and get an evaluation. Hopefully the ENT will be more helpful to you and order some routine tests at least to include a cbc-dff and C-Xray to start, Best wishes. ...Read more

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Day 3 after tonsillectomy. Very swollen & tender lymph glands causing sore neck, teeth, face, and head. Is this normal? What can I do to relieve pain?

Day 3 after tonsillectomy. Very swollen & tender lymph glands causing sore neck, teeth, face, and head. Is this normal? What can I do to relieve pain?

Yes: If taking antibiotics, after 3 days, might wanna consider changing antibiotic. First 3 days are the worst. You should start to feel progressively better every day thereafter. An antiinfllamatory in combination with the antibiotics usually causes almost complete resolution of these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have neck glands, sores/swelling on gums, headache, sore throat what could this be?

I have neck glands, sores/swelling on gums, headache, sore throat what could this be?

See your doctor: You may have strep throat which can involve the mouth
please get it diagnosed and properly treated. ...Read more

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Can health anxiety make you feel like you have swollen glands in your neck when you don't? Or could it just be sore neck muscles?

Can health anxiety make you feel like you have swollen glands in your neck when you don't? Or could it just be sore neck muscles?

Yes: You can feel a throat constriction or globus sensation from anxiety. You can have a sore neck from non-cancer lymph nodes (eg a viral throat infection or bacterial such as strep throat) or from muscle strains. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?

Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?

Yes it can: Yes, you can have those symptoms with sinus problems due to heavy concentration of nerves around sinus, palate and neck. See your pcp to evaluate sinuses for possible treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 23 smoker/drinker. Had a sore neck for about a month. Sore throat, swollen neck gland, feels like smthn stuck in my throat abt 2 weeks. Cancer??

I'm 23 smoker/drinker. Had a sore neck for about a month. Sore throat, swollen neck gland, feels like smthn stuck in my throat abt 2 weeks. Cancer??

High risk: Smoking and drinking alcohol higher your risk, But don't worry it might be bacterial infection, Your risk of getting cancer from smoking at 23 is very low. ...Read more

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What can cause a month-long fever? Started intermittent but now 99.5-100+ daily. Stomach pain, GI issues; ct+egd show nothing major. Neck glands sore sometimes. 25f, sober/smoke-free more than 1 yr.

What can cause a month-long fever? Started intermittent but now 99.5-100+ daily. Stomach pain, GI issues; ct+egd show nothing major. Neck glands sore sometimes. 25f, sober/smoke-free more than 1 yr.

Many things: I would strongly suggest further evaluation. Persistent low grade fevers aren't normal. Could be something simple like epstein barr infection which causes mono. Or some other infxn. More extreme concern would be more serious infection or blood disorder. As a women worth your symptoms a gynecologic exam is also needed. Most of the concerns can be evaluated with simple blood test or imaging. ...Read more

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Just posted. Sore neck glands ears sore red throat don't hurt no appetite feel sick when eat and ACE everywhere p.s not pregnant?

Just posted. Sore neck glands ears sore red throat don't hurt no appetite feel sick when eat and ACE everywhere p.s not pregnant?

Virus: This sounds like a viral infection. It definitely does not sound like pregnancy. If you start running a fever or it persists more than a week, you need to see your doctor ...Read more

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My neck is stiff, my neck glands are swollen, my left ear is aching. Do I have mono?

My neck is stiff, my neck glands are swollen, my left ear is aching. Do I have mono?

Probably too old...: U r too old for that. Simple oral cavity infection can do that. The new found pleasure of oral sex is a curve ball in this issue. See pmd easy to short out. ...Read more

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I had my neck lymph nodes/glands swollen and sore neck/shoulders for 5 weeks, with phlegm coming up. It's not strep or mono. Is that symptoms of HIV?

I had my neck lymph nodes/glands swollen and sore neck/shoulders for 5 weeks, with phlegm coming up. It's not strep or mono. Is that symptoms of HIV?

Rule it out: It's certainly worth testing for if you have ever been exposed or engaged in high risk behavior however phlegm is generally not part of the HIV picture. ...Read more

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I had a sore throat last week, hurt to swallow, glands swollen, sore neck, it went away and now its back! Feels like there's something back there! Help?

I had a sore throat last week, hurt to swallow, glands swollen, sore neck, it went away and now its back! Feels like there's something back there! Help?

Sire throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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I have been fighting swollen neck glands. Sore throat, drainage, coughing, headache, low fever to none, please advise?

I have been fighting swollen neck glands. Sore throat, drainage, coughing, headache, low fever to none, please advise?

Cause?: Have doctor check if yo have strep throat. If so you will need penicillin or amoxicillin. If not check for mono infection. If positve rest and fluids and pain killers (avoid aspirin). If enlarged spleen avoid contact sports for 8 weeks. ...Read more

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Canker sore like sores that are spreading fever swollen neck glands painful to eat, talk, swallow canker sore or cold sore virus? Help!

Canker sore like sores that are spreading fever swollen neck glands painful to eat, talk, swallow canker sore or cold sore virus? Help!

Cold sore virus: It could be herpangina or gingivostomatitis. Herpangina is often caused by the hand-foot-mouth virus (coxsackie virus) & can cause a lot of pain from sores at the back of the throat usually have a high-fever with this. Gingivostomatitis is most often caused by herpes type 1 virus, and these sores are more often around the lips and oral mucosa closer to your mouth. Strep is a possibility as well. ...Read more

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Help, Night sweats 2/3 Times à week Stiff sore neck daily 1 year Sore hands and feet Swollen glands/slow drainage in head fatigue and mental fog?

Help, Night sweats 2/3 Times à week Stiff sore neck daily 1 year Sore hands and feet Swollen glands/slow drainage in head fatigue and mental fog?

Night sweats: You should be evaluated by your doctor or hematologist with a complete blood test as well as a chest xray to determine the cause of your night sweats ...Read more

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I. Have swollen neck glands under chin, and jaw pain behind ears, nausea and no appetite for 7 days. Throat is sore sometimes but not always. V tired?

Viral illness: Sounds like an upper resp infection
Mononucleosis is a possibility
would consult with ur doctor and/or some walk-in clinic for a quick monospot test;
otherwise, rest, hydrate, take vitamins and assure good night sleep;
if these symptoms protract beyond 1-2 weeks, I would consider further blood work and possibly imaging of glands to rule out other, more sinister causes;
Feel Better ...Read more