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Sore Throat And Swollen Glands On One Side
My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.
My son had soreness on one side of his tongue, which followed a swollen roof of mouth. Now has off and on sore throat and swollen gland on one side .
Evaluation needed: It would be prudent for your son to see a physician to determine the cause of these symptoms and then appropriate treatment if necessary. It could be a viral or bacterial infection or something else. Only a personal clinical examination can accurately determine the cause of these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just flew back from cancun Sat and I have the worst sore throat I have ever had, ever. Super swollen glands both sides and incredibly sore to swallow.
Something infectious: Mono is from the EBV virus, and can cause swollen glands (lymph nodes) and big tonsils. Strep throat can do the same thing, but Strep throat needs antibiotics. Some other infections can cause big lymph nodes. More rarely, blood disorders and blood cancers cause swollen lymph nodes and fatigue (person often gets anemic). This all means that a trip to the doctor would be wise. ...Read more
Yes -see doctor: It's always good to see a doctor if you have health concerns, because that way you can get the best treatment possible. Health Tap is useful for some things -but it's nice to have someone listen to you, examine you and perform the appropriate tests...particularly if these symptoms have gone on for more than a few days. A sore throat could mean various things such as Strep, a viral infection etc. ...Read more
2 weeks after I had unprotected sex I developed a sore throat and swollen glands. A few days later knots on both sides of my neck occurred. HIV?
HIV: Since you have not disclosed your age, a response is not possible. Please discuss with your parents or your physician. ...Read more
What illnesses involve swollen glands, a sore throat, and white blisters in the back of your throat? There are puss pockets on both sides of throat, but only the right side of my throat hurts and is swollen.
I didn't give enough info before. Feb 12 i had unprotected sex. Feb 27 a sore throat began that lasted 2 days, along with swollen glands. I still have swollen glands, pain in neck (mostly on left side) and have random itchy skin here and there, but no bum
Sore throat, worse with swallowing. Swollen glands on rt side. Cough, somewhat productive. Is it likely a virus and therefor no reason for dr visit?
Viral Most Common: It is most likely a viral infection, which usually clears on its own within a week. If the symptoms last longer, fever worsens, severe headache, skin rash, dark urine, thick mucous, cough productive of colored or bloody sputum, or difficulty breathing, see your doctor. To relieve the sore throat, gargle frequently with warm or cold double-strength tea or warm salt water . Wash hands often. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer