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Swollen Glands In Throat And Headache
I'm 40 yrs old and have been diagnose with stage 3 myelofibrosis. I have a mildly enlarged spleen an bad headaches, swollen glands in my neck.?
Enlarged spleen may be associated with Myelofibrosis.
Headaches swollen glands may be related some infection in immunocompromised. (POOR RESISTANCE TO FIGHT INFECTION)
BETTER ASK YOUR oncologist ( (WHO TREATS CANCER LIKE DISEASES) to refer you to family physician or internist. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Flu-like illness: Probably a viral or flu-like illness. If it persists see s a doctor. ...Read more
My daughter of 20 years old has swollen glands on the back of her neck, she has joint pain, fatigue, and headaches?
I have been extremely tired, have had headaches, overall soreness, especially in the neck area, swollen glands, and weakness. No fever. Flu?
Nonspecific symptoms: These are nonespecific symptoms that could be anything from a simple cold to a more serious ilnesses. Its better you consult with your dr. ...Read more
Go to ER or wait out? Last zpack Sunday, BAD headache Mon/Tues (off &on now), Stiff neck since Tues pm w/ swollen glands. No high fever or light sens.
You need a diagnosis: I would go to see your PRIMARY care doc, rather than waiting a long time in an ER. The good news is you're not acutely ill (requiring an ER) but still to get the best treatment you need a diagnosis. Can you be seen today? You should be an 'add-on' to the office schedule. See if they'll do that. If fever or bad headache returns then jump to the ER. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) hot drinks (ginger tea) and rest for now. ...Read more
What could be the cause of swollen glands in my neck, fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, and itchy eyes?
Headache, body aches pain ; swollen glands in neck fever 101.6 cough and burning in face and ears stopped up?
Having Neck pain face pain nerve pain in my face headaches jaw pain under chin pain swollen glands under chin all on left side xrays brain ct normal?
EAR PAIN, DAILY HEADACHE, DIFFICULTY SWALLOWING, SWOLLEN GLANDS, VISION CHANGES, LOSS OF APPETITE, CONGESTION, STIFF/SORE NECK. ER NOW OR MD TOMORROW?
I have been fighting swollen neck glands. Sore throat, drainage, coughing, headache, low fever to none, please advise?
My WBC is 3 and I hv swollen lymph glands and sore throat and headache for 5 days. Is WBC low when you have a virus?
Flu season: Yes. A viral infection usually lowers the white blood cell count. ...Read more
That depends: It is variable depending on what type of infection is causing glands to become swollen. Also depends on which glands or if it is lymph nodes. Sorry - can't provide a good response with limited info avaialble. ...Read more
Over last 3 months have had swollen glands in throat every 4 week's, no other cold symptoms. What could this be?
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
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
Swollen glands in diff. Places & feeling of something lodged in throat for over a year. Been twice to GP, he assures me all is well. Constant worrying?
Therapist or new Dr: It's so important to trust your Dr that I'd urge you to either work a bit w/ a psychotherapist to learn how to increase your trust/assertiveness in interacting w/ your Dr and/or seek a new Dr for a 2nd opinion on the concerns you have. It should be possible to feel a really swollen gland and run lab work to Dx for cause or explain your error to you. Don't ignore it! ...Read more
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
I had unprotected sex first time ever having sex and 3 months later after I had a cough 5 days later I had headaches and swollen glands. Do I have hiv?
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
I had swollen glands and then inflamed and red throat. I was just wondering could I send a picture of my throat to you to look at?
We can not see: Your photograph through the health / medical education portion of HealthTap. If you are looking for diagnosis, can look at HealthTap Prime or concierge service. ...Read more
My wife has been having headaches, sinus issues, and swollen glands. This morning, she had such a bad cough that she passed out. What should I do?
Sinus congestion: A severe cough can have people pass out. Her cough may be related to post nasal drip. She needs to use a decongestant, a saline nasal spray and some Mucinex (guaifenesin) to alleviate her symptoms. She needs to call her doctor to see if she needs an antibiotic to treat a sinus infection. If her symptoms are chronic, she needs to see an allergist eventually to control them. ...Read more
I had swollen glands in my neck. Throat inflamed and red. I've been given Flagyl 400mg 1 three times daily. What are they used for?
Since I was about 12, now 36 I get ugly headaches, sporadic swollen glands (armpits), (later also with sore breasts) & always tired. Please help.
Cannot diagnose: This requires a detailed history (write down all relevant info), and visit to a good family doctor or general internist for a physical exam, possible imaging studies and labs and full diagnostic evaluation. This cannot be solved over the internet and you must see somebody face to face. Good luck. ...Read more
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