Top 20 Doctor insights on: Swollen glands after strep throat

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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 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.

Post sore throat ras: This is likely guttate psoriasis that occurs after some strep infections. Generally this resolves on its own. If the skin lesions continue to spread, become more painful or develop red streaks, take her to her pediatrician. ...Read more

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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more


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Is it possible to get swollen glands when sick with strep throat?

Is it possible to get swollen glands when sick with strep throat?

They usually are: Swollen glands in the neck, under the jaw, invariably accompany a strep throat infection. They may also stay enlarged for weeks after recovery. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for swollen glands from strep throat to go back to normal?

Please tell me how long it takes for swollen glands from strep throat to go back to normal?

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

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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?

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?

Maybe: It is impossible to tell 100% without a strep. Test. You may very well have " mono". Mononucleosis and strep have rapid tests which will give you an answer within 5 minutes. If it is Strep infection, you need antibiotics, if is " mono " you don' t need antibiotics ...Read more

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Vomiting one week, fever, dehydration, painful throat sores and swollen glands. Not flu, strep mono. Vomiting recurring on occasion 2nd week?

Vomiting one week, fever, dehydration, painful throat sores and swollen glands. Not flu, strep mono. Vomiting recurring on occasion 2nd week?

Prolonged sore throa: You may have a retro pharyngeal abscess.See a doctor. He may want to take an x-ray of your upper airway. Alternately you have a viral illness that can give you similarsymptoms. ...Read more

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Throat and tonsils swollen very painful talking funny stuffy nose swollen glands but I don't see white spots on tonsils tonsillitis? Or strep

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

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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?

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: Hello.
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

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Strep throat virus got into swollen/blocked salivary gland. What can I do?

Strep throat virus got into swollen/blocked salivary gland. What can I do?

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

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Can strep throat cause swollen lymph glands all over body?

Can strep throat cause swollen lymph glands all over body?

Usualy mono does: Usually strep appears similar to mono or together with infectious mono. Or ebstein bar virus infection
this virus is often associated with generalized lymph node enlargement, enlarged liver and spleen.
you need to get yourself checked for that ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my throat really hurts but no swollen glands?

What do you suggest if my throat really hurts but no swollen glands?

Has it settled?: The sore throat should settle down in 5-7 days. If it does not, then go see your primary care of a ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat swollen glands in my throat?

What can I do to treat swollen glands in my throat?

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

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What is associated with swollen glands in the neck and throat?

What is associated with swollen glands in the neck and throat?

Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more

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Over last 3 months have had swollen glands in throat every 4 week's, no other cold symptoms. What could this be?

Many causes: You need a see a doctor to get check up. It could be infection, lymphoma, problem with immune system, etc. Your doctor could run blood test if necessary. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the swollen glands in my throat?

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

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What causes swollen glands in neck and throat?

Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more

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Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

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

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds ...Read more