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Left lymph node in neck swollen & marble size, and only left side of throat really sore. Some sort of infection?

Left lymph node in neck swollen & marble size, and only left side of throat really sore. Some sort of infection?

Most likely: Most likely lymphadenitis which is an infection of a swollen lymph node. Could also be an infected cyst as well as a few other things. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I've been 3 days with sore throat and fever-until now. I have the neck swollen and i can hardly swallow and i can not eat most. What should I do?

I've been 3 days with sore throat and fever-until now. I have the neck swollen and i can hardly swallow and i can not eat most. What should I do?

See Your doctor: See your doctor. You could have strep throat, which if untreated, may cause permanent damage to heart or kidneys.Mono is possible also, besides a viral infection that is standard. ...Read more

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White spots on side of throat, glands in neck swollen and sore, throat not really sore. If I make myself cough I can tell there is some mucus. ?

White spots on side of throat, glands in neck swollen and sore, throat not really sore. If I make myself cough I can tell there is some mucus. ?

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 Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Yesterday left hand between thumb and pointer started inching profusely left side of neck under jaw bone sore. Today hand and neck swollen and itchy?

Yesterday left hand between thumb and pointer started inching profusely left side of neck under  jaw bone sore. Today hand and neck swollen and itchy?

Possible infection: It is possible this represents infection in hand or a skin reaction & contact dermatitis affecting the hand, possibly an insect bite. The jaw pain may represent an inflammed and activated Lymph node. Would see UR primary care doctor, otherwise could become serious if not treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Food allergy reaction on Thurs. Sore throat, lip swells, incr. congestion. On Sat, felt like gland in neck swollen, drainage continued. Still allergy?

Food allergy reaction on Thurs. Sore throat, lip swells, incr. congestion. On Sat, felt like gland in neck swollen, drainage continued. Still allergy?

No: possibly infection, please visit your doctor, first to check whether you have an upper respiratory infection, and to tell him about the food allergy you had, you want to something like Epipen (epinephrine) handy, and to know which foods to avoid, you might need as well evaluation by an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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Bit by a tick on back of head a week ago, no rash, sore neck, swollen lymph nodes, flu like symptoms, soreness only getting worse. Should I go to er?

Bit by a tick on back of head a week ago, no rash, sore neck, swollen lymph nodes, flu like symptoms, soreness only getting worse. Should I go to er?

Primary Dr can check: On the west coast, the western black-legged tick can bite humans, and can cause lyme disease, after feeding for 24-48 hours. A lab can test such a tick for lyme disease bacteria. The doctor may treat with antibiotics if the lab finds lyme bacteria, if the bite site has a bull's-eye rash, or if there are other worries... Such as a lot of irritation and maybe a skin infection at the bite site. ...Read more

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