Top 20 Doctor insights on: Swollen glands after strep throat
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.
a couple of weeks: Most infection related enlarged lymph nodes settle down as the infection is treated and controlled. So the lymph glands should settle down to normal size in a mater of 2 to 3 weeks. ...Read more
Sore throat however no white spots Cough and swollen glands that are tender & hurt when I move certain ways. Constant ache Is this strep throat?
Tonsillectomy 10yrs ago with no strep since. Bad sore throat, swollen glands, bad cough. Could I have strep?
Possibly: You can still get streph throat even if you don't have tonsils. ...Read more
Vomiting one week, fever, dehydration, painful throat sores and swollen glands. Not flu, strep mono. Vomiting recurring on occasion 2nd week?
Sore throat, swollen glands, fatigue, low grade fever for 5 days. Negative for strep. 35 yrs old. Mono? Never had it.
URI: URI. Can take up to 10-14 for improvement. Symptomatic treatment for now. See MD if no better in 7 days. ...Read more
I have swollen glands in my neck, a sore throat, ears ache and my tonsils areinflamed and covered in white patches. Is this strep throat?
Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep
See physician: Your condition requires a strept test and likely a course of antibiotics, you need to see a physician or make a paid consultation through healthtap ...Read more
Have sore throart, swollen glands, no voice, for a month, did mono and strep test, both negative, dr not to sure what is cauing this, why?
Hoarse - sore throat:
It sounds like there may be a viral, GERD or allergy component to your ailments. I would recommend an evaluation from your ENT physician who could perform an endoscopic examination of the throat to see the vocal cords and lining to determine what the source of the inflammation is. ...Read more
I've a fever & pain, have swollen glands in my neck for the past week & have 2 large red spots w/ white centers where my tonsils were. Mono or strep?
Confusing question: There is no strep throat virus, the cause is a bacteria. If the bacteria got into a gland and cause swelling, simple antibiotic treatment would help. If the issue is truly caused by a virus, it would have to run its course. A visit to an ENT might confirm or exclude your self diagnosis and find you a plan for treatment. ...Read more
Strep test/ cultures: 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
Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more
Pease clarifydepends: It depends on which glands/areas are swollen. Glands may only be swollen temporarily from infection. Tonsils can become swollen and can be removed, but other criteria have to be met for this. It is also agreed upon by doctors that tonsils provide benefits to the immune system. A visit to your doctor will likely determine what is swollen and what the best course is. ...Read more
It is likely virus I: Common clods from viruses are often the cause in which case it should settle down in 1 to 2 weeks. If it does not get better, seek medical attention as it can also be strept throat in which case you may need antibiotics in order to get well. ...Read more
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