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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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Dr. Richard Levin
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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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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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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