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Swollen Glands And Amoxicillin
2 yo has temp 99.9-102 over past 4 days. Went 2 doc -took 1st does amoxicillin 2day for red throat &swollen glands. When should temp go to NML?
A few days: Hello. It sounds like your son is receiving treatment for a throat Strep infection. The fever should either be much lower or resolved in 3 day. His throat pain should be improved by that time as well, although he may still have some mild discomfort. If the fever or pain persists longer than 5 days, he should be re-evaluated. ...Read more
My kids have STREPP and my throat is sore with swollen glands. Can I get a prescription? They are on Amoxicillin.
Not from public site: If you read through the specifics of your relationship with Healthtap, you will notice that the public site is more like an information forum. The public site is not for the diagnosis and treatment of any individuals conditions.As such, your request for a site doc to send you medicine is inappropriate.Other docs have answered this question and advised you to consult your doc.Local care is appropri ...Read more
Swollen glands and red throat the and the amoxicillin didn't help so the doctor just gave me a stonger one but no test was done he just said infection?
I am congested. Swore throat. Swollen glands in neck and groin hurts to swollow went to the doctor last week was percribed amoxicillen for pherengitis
Acute Pharyngitis: Your symptoms may be due to a bacterial or a viral infection. Bacterial infectinos of the tonsils or the throat lining are typically caused by streptococcal bacteria which respond well to Amoxicillin or Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid if there is no response. However, it is imperative that a viral infection like infectious mononucleosis is considered and tested for as well, consult with your md. ...Read more
Only if prescribed:
Swollen lymph nodes need to be checked, depends what part of the body is involved and what is the cause
if your doctor feels the the glands are infected and prescribe amoxicillin, than you may take it and for the full course
if you have infectioius mononucleosis and take amoxicillin, it can give you a rash and there are other conditions which can cause swollen glands and antibiotics are not indicate. ...Read more
Not such a good idea: Given that they expired over 1 1/2 years ago, I would not take them as they are partly organic molecules which can start disintegrating after their expiry date. ...Read more
Went to hospital, they said I had pharyngitis a, went back 4 weeks later amoxicillin didn't help. They sent me home. Swollen lymph nodes. Mono? I'm 16
Maybe: This could be mononucleosis, but in that disease swollen glands are usually an earlier symptom, and the patient feels tremendous fatigue. More importantly, if you've gone to ER for minor problem like this twice in month, it's time you had a doctor. An ER is far more expensive, and does not provide continuity of care. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph nodes under my chin for over a month ENT gave amoxicillin so far its been 3 days and no results, no other symptom. Be worried?
Boopsy: If after treatment dose not resolved or become larger it may need biopsy for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Hello I have recently had swollen lymph nodes in my neck. HIV test negative. Got some amoxicillin. Does that cure all std's or do I need more treatmen?
Whoa..: Apples and kumquats here, unless oral sex was involved. Cervical (neck) lymph node swelling is pretty common, and UNcommonly caused by very serious diseases. A swollen cervical node isn't seen often with STDs, unless oral sex is involved. Amoxicillin is a poor choice for STD treatment. See: www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/pocket-guide.pdf for recommended STD treatment recommendations from the pros. Best! ...Read more
4 infected teeth pulled on tues. Today i still have very sore and swollen lymph nodes on the same side of my neck. On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) still. Should i worry?
Probably not: Healing takes time. My first question is are you getting better each day or worse? By today the swelling should be starting to go down. Remember you had an infection of four teeth, then you had and injury - the extractions. Finally, antibiotics are not a miracle drug and, most of all, they take days to work. Drink lots of fluids, stay hydrated. ...Read more
My glands are swollen and I am in horrendous pain; no painkillers are working. I went to the dentist today and got amoxicillin. Could ER give me pain relief?
Gland where tonsil would be is swollen. Can't go see dr because no money. Don't have tonsils. Should i take amoxicillin left from prior sinus infectio?
No: Would not take antibiotics without a very specific indication. The risks of complications far outweigh the potential benefits, if any. Hopefully you live close to a free clinic where somebody could take a look at this for you. If you have no other symptoms would just watch this. ...Read more
3 weeks ago i was treated for swollen tonsil and gland on left side with rocephin (ceftriaxone) and amoxicillin it helped for a week now it's back negative strep?
I started taking amoxicillin for swollen glands in my neck. Since then i've been extremely itchy and now i'm breaking out in a rash. What do I do?
Most likely you: Are allergic to pcn. Talk with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
I started taking amoxicillin 5 days ago for a cat bite. Now my neck feels stiff through jaw on left side, glands swollen, lump in my throat feeling?
I've had a sore throat and swollen glands for over 2 weeks now. I have already taken the zpack and amoxicillin and neither one have worked?
Probable viral: People who have a sore throat and swollen glands for over 2 weeks and have already taken zpack and amoxicillin and neither one have worked ,usually have a virus consideration for mono and other viral infections.Certain other bacterial and lymph node infections can occur .Rarely lymphatic or other cancers can present this way.See physician for any lymph node enlargement that lasts for a more ...Read more
I have neck pain, fluid behind ear, swollen glands in neck and cold sore all on the right side. Dr. Put me on amoxil (amoxicillin) and steriods. Is this normal?
Is what normal?: The symptoms of neck pain, swollen glands, fluid behind the ear drum and cold sore all strongly suggest that you have a viral upper respiratory infection. The treatment with amoxacillin therefore might not be indicated. A general rule that most ENT physicians follow is this: if symptoms are getting worse after 5 days or not better after 10 days, we recommend empirically an antibiotic. ...Read more
Lymphadenopathy: Enlargement of the lymph nodes is recognized as a common sign of infectious, autoimmune, or malignant disease. Most commonly, in healthy individuals, the glands (lymph nodes) will enlarge as they work to fight off infections, be they viral and or bacterial...For example a child with a sore throat may develop associated swollen glands. If they stay enlarged, then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Treatment needs dx: Your swollen glands need to be diagnosed first before you get rid of them. if simple infections in the adjoining body parts caused these, they would regress after infection clears but if chronic inflammation of skin is the culprit, you can except these to persist every now and them due to the original condition. First try OTC anti inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen for a week or so. ...Read more
Possibly: Swelling of lymph nodes in the groin region can sometimes occur during the time of menses but should resolve after completion of menses. If you have glands which do not resolve or are swollen in areas other then the groin i would recommend that you seek out your primary physician or gyn for further evaluation. ...Read more
Prob infection: Glands or lymph nodes in head and neck region frequently inflamed or enlarged due to any inflammation or infection in the near by region of the body. Eczema or Psoriasis or other inflammatory condition can certainly cause these. Your doctor can give you a course of medicine initially and may need other tests if no improvement seen. ...Read more
Need to first make d: First you need to have your doctor make the diagnosis of what is the cause of enlarged nodes. This will need further testing. The treatment will be guided by the diagnosis. So get a full check up done by a specialist. ...Read more