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Sore troat and glands and aches and pains all over what is this?

Sore troat and glands and aches and pains all over what is this?

Viral: Patients with similar complaints often wind up having a viral infection similar to the flu. For those patients i recommend plenty of fluids, rest, otc "flu" combinations and state if their symptoms worsen or to do not improve, be seen by their primary md. ...Read more

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Hello My symptoms are mild sore throat, chills, body aches and headache and both ears hurt. What should I take?

Hello My symptoms are mild sore throat, chills, body aches and headache and both ears hurt.  What should I take?

See Dr. ASAP: Your symptoms could be caused by anything from a cold to strep, ear infection, or influenza. Please see a doctor ASAP to be examined. If any testing is needed, he or she will do it and be able to treat you. ...Read more

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I have a fever, sweating, sore neck and shoulders, aches and pains all over, headache and sore throat. Any ideas on what it might be?

I have a fever, sweating, sore neck and shoulders, aches and pains all over, headache and sore throat. Any ideas on what it might be?

Viral syndrome: All things considered, it sounds like a viral illness, possibly influenza. How long has it been going on? If just for a few days then treat the symptoms, rest and keep well-hydrated. If it persists for more than a week, or if you develop new symptoms, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Whole body aches have dry cough and sore glands in neck and back of head and do not have appetite and I feel tired.

Whole body aches have dry cough and sore glands in neck and back of head and do not have appetite and I feel tired.

Myalgias,LN: Follow up with doctor urgent care today. You could have strep, mononucleosis, or other infection, reflux or H pyloris . rarely lymphoma. ...Read more

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Hello my symptoms are mild sore throat body ache and chills headache and both ears hurt but no fever? What should I be taking?

Hello my symptoms are mild sore throat body ache and chills headache and both ears hurt but no fever?  What should I be taking?

Time to rest: This sounds like a viral syndrome. Motrin and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with chills and aches. Zinc lozenges or sprays help shorten the length of the symptoms. Warm fluids soothe the throat. Extra Vit C (1000 mg twice a day) will also decrease the length of time you'll have symptoms. Rest and sleep extra to give your body a chance to fight off the virus. ...Read more

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Itchy feet and legs at night and persistent chest infection what is this? Depression and feeling of illness and swollen glands

Itchy feet and legs at night and persistent chest infection what is this? Depression and feeling of illness and swollen glands

More info and see MD: Itchy skin may be associated with dry skin--happens moreso in winter or in people who swim a lot in pools. Persistent chest infection-external or internal--pneumonia or skin infection. depression should be addressed with your physician. swollen glands may be associated with a viral process, infection or an oncologic issue. Do you have fevers or recent infection and which glands are swollen? ...Read more

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I am feeling very weak and shaky. Nausea comes and goes and the muscles in my upper abdomen are really sore. No fever and no diarrhea. Should I worry?

I am feeling very weak and shaky. Nausea comes and goes and the muscles in my upper abdomen are really sore. No fever and no diarrhea. Should I worry?

You don't sound well: Its very difficult to put all of that together without knowing your medical history. Since you need answers i would suggest you call your doctor or go to urgent care ...Read more

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But hypothyroid symptoms is rashes. And itchy head and back pain and i got all that?

But hypothyroid symptoms is rashes. And itchy head and back pain and i got all that?

I'm not 100% clear ?: on what it is that you would like to know, but I think you are concerned that your itching and back pain are potentially related to hypothyroidism. That is a legitimate concern if your hair is especially thin and brittle, if you have very dry skin, and if your depressive symptoms have worsened despite medication. Consitpation, fatigue and weight gain are also symptoms. Ask UR Doc about testing. ...Read more

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It is my third day of body aches, nausea, fatigue. Today i started getting headache and sore throat as well. And a bad taste in mouth what could it b?

It is my third day of body aches, nausea, fatigue. Today i started getting headache and sore throat as well. And a bad taste in mouth  what could it b?

Sounds like flu: Cannot be certain whether you are in the initial throes of flu or a different infection, such as even strep throat, but would not let this continue without medical attention. Several causes might be the answer, so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an upset stomach, sore throat, headaches, and body aches, plus there's white specks in the back of my throat should I go to the doctor?

I have an upset stomach, sore throat, headaches, and body aches, plus there's white specks in the back of my throat should I go to the doctor?

Strep Throat: You have many findings consistent with strep pharyngitis. The classic presentation is someone with throat pain that worsens with swallowing a headache and abdomiinal pain. Take some Motrin until you see your physician who can test you. ...Read more

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Earache, very sore throat, runny nose, chills, body feels weak, teeth/gum pain and nauseous. What can it be and what to do to treat all symptoms?

Earache, very sore throat, runny nose, chills, body feels weak, teeth/gum pain and nauseous. What can it be and what to do to treat all symptoms?

Perhaps a virus?: You listed many symptoms which are all probably related. If you see a physician, i'm confident he\she will be able to help you feel better. We can't diagnose and treat you over the internet. Wouldn't that be wonderful? ...Read more

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My nose is really stuffy, my throat head and neck hurt. Back slightly in pain too. Are these symptoms of the flu?

Possibly: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more

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Been on two rounds of antibiotics have ear aches in both ears and severe headaches the right side of my neck has swollen lymph nodes and is very tight lung congestion and very sore eyes and pain in my head I don't know what to do?

Been on two rounds of antibiotics have ear aches in both ears and severe headaches the right side of my neck has swollen lymph nodes and is very tight lung congestion and very sore eyes and pain in my head I don't know what to do?

Allergic diathesis: It appear that you have multiple respiratory system involvement. This may be due to allergies involving your sinuses,ears, lungs and eyes. See an allergist for evaluation and treatment. If that isn't possible see an ear nose and throat doctor knowledgeable in allergies ...Read more

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Sore troat and glands and aches and pains all over what is this?

Viral: Patients with similar complaints often wind up having a viral infection similar to the flu. For those patients i recommend plenty of fluids, rest, otc "flu" combinations and state if their symptoms worsen or to do not improve, be seen by their primary md. ...Read more

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What causes fluid in ears, pain in glands/jaw that pains entire face cavity, sore throat? I don't have tonsils

What causes fluid in ears, pain in glands/jaw that pains entire face cavity, sore throat? I don't have tonsils

A variety...: ....Of illnesses can do all that. The only thing that's relatively certain is that the pain isn't coming from your tonsils. As with many illnesses, the best course of action is often rest, lots of fluids, and more rest. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for sore throat and swollen gland?

Can you suggest some home remedies for sore throat and swollen gland?

Tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Sore throat on right side only, getting worse by day, stuffiness and some swelling of glands on right side?

Sore throat on right side only, getting worse by day, stuffiness and some swelling of glands on right side?

Possible strep: It sounds like you may have tonsillitis or pharyngitis. It would be good for you to see a doctor for a strep test. It could be viral but if it is a streptococcal infection you would need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hi I've had a sore throat for over a week now my glands were really swollen but they have gone down but my throat is very sore keeps swopping from lef?

Hi I've had a sore throat for over a week now my glands were really swollen but they have gone down but my throat is very sore keeps swopping from lef?

Dr. can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and acetaminophen may help decrease the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why does my right gland in my neck keep swelling up? I have no sore throat or other symptoms

Why does my right gland in my neck keep swelling up? I have no sore throat or other symptoms

Saliva blocked?: Assuming that your neck swelling comes and goes, it could be that you have a blocked salivary duct. If so, your swelling would worsen at meal times as you try to salivate. If so, see an oral surgeon or ENT to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What can I do if my submandibular glands have been swollen for months now I have a sore throat?

What can I do if my submandibular glands have been swollen for months now I have a sore throat?

Antibiotics: You likrly have an infection which would be accompanied by a mild fever, redness, and tenderness in the area. ...Read more

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Is there something wrong if you are choked and now your glands in neck are swollen and you have a sore throat?

Is there something wrong if you are choked and now your glands in neck are swollen and you have a sore throat?

Hard to say: Id get an exam to examine the trauma that could have been caused by the choke. See your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

Support immune syste: Try salt water gargles twice daily, increase fluids to the amount of ounces = to half your weight in pounds, make sure you are getting adequate sleep to restore your immune system (7.5-8 hours/night). You can also add vitamin c and zinc to your regimen to support immune system. Most often the cause is viral and unless symptoms persist, i would not recommend antibiotics. ...Read more

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Could my tragus piercing be the cause of my sore throat and swollen gland?

Could my tragus piercing be the cause of my sore throat and swollen gland?

Piercing: The tragus is part of the ear. A piercing can certainly introduce bacteria into your tissues and they can spread to lymph nodes, but the lymph nodes that are likely to be affected would be just in front of the ear. It would not be very likely for you to have a sore throat as a result of such a piercing. ...Read more

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Fever, sore throat for 2 days, hard, painful swollen gland in neck which disappeared, bit still hurts, much bigger painful appeared on the other side?

Fever, sore throat for 2 days, hard, painful swollen gland in neck which disappeared, bit still hurts, much bigger painful appeared on the other side?

Lymph nodes: A sore throat or other infection above the neck often causes swelling of lymph nodes in the neck. At times these swollen lymph nodes are tender. Swollen lymph nodes are a sign that your body is fighting an infection and are not cause for concern. ...Read more

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How long does it take for glands to go down and a sore throat after a cold is getting better and at the end where phelgm is yellow-clear? Coughing too

Sometimes weeks: It can sometimes take weeks for swollen lymph nodes in the neck to decrease in size after an upper respiratory infection. Seek care if not improving within a month, or if painful or continuing to grow. Sore throat can persist as long as there is drainage from the sinuses. Warm salt water gargle and lozenges can help. ...Read more

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Coughing up yellow/white mucus, sore throat and glands around neck. Been 15 days & not better. What could cause throat to be sore for this long?

Coughing up yellow/white mucus, sore throat and glands around neck. Been 15 days & not better. What could cause throat to be sore for this long?

Need throat culture: Although the symptoms may still be due to a viral infection, it is time for you to obtain a throat culture to specifically determine if you have a bacterial infection of the throat and obtain specific antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I've had 3 root canals in my life and everytime the next day I have a very sore throat, fever, and very sore glands why is this ? Thanks in advance

I've had 3 root canals in my life and everytime the next day I have a very sore throat, fever, and very sore glands why is this ? Thanks in advance

Infection?: Perhaps each time the teeth involved had accompanying infections which caused the symptoms that you describe, rather than the root canal therapy procedure themselves. ...Read more

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Waking up with a constant sore throat /sore neckfor a few weeks, swollen neck gland and feels like something is stuck in my throat.Smoker/drink im23?

Waking up with a constant sore throat /sore neckfor a few weeks, swollen neck gland and feels like something is stuck in my throat.Smoker/drink im23?

Infection: Sounds like you have an infection. Some Upper Respiratory Infections (URI's) can cause lymph nodes in the neck area to get inflamed and cause neck pain,etc. Se the Dr. to get treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My 2 year old very suddenly last night developed a fever. Currently now lethargic, sore throat and her glands seem to be very painful. Is it serious?

My 2 year old very suddenly last night developed a fever. Currently now lethargic, sore throat and her glands seem to be very painful. Is it serious?

Hard to say: High fever is often the first stage of many self healing viruses, The more sites involved with symptoms the more likely it is viral, If the kid as able to keep up with their fluid needs & feed some, it often settles down after a day or so. Fever meds, fluids & rest are the main supportive care. A quick office test could confirm strep which is the only sore throat needing abx. ...Read more

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