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Runny nose, swollen glands, fluid in lungs, consistent mild fever, cough, headache itchy small bumps everywhere, had chkn pox 10 yrs ago. What is this?

Runny nose, swollen glands, fluid in lungs, consistent mild fever, cough, headache itchy small bumps everywhere, had chkn pox 10 yrs ago. What is this?

Best to see MD: It seems like you have one of the exanthematous childhood diseases like measles. It is best to see your md for precaution and proper diagnosis. It is fraught that childhood diseases when they happen in adults can have possibility of more complications, not necessarily that they happen. ...Read more

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Throat feels congested, no cough or runny nose, swollen glands in jaw, back, groin and armpit. Infection?

Throat feels congested, no cough or runny nose, swollen glands in jaw, back, groin and armpit. Infection?

Yes: If this has been present for no more than 2 weeks, a viral infection is the likely cause. If the symptoms go beyond that or are getting worse, see your doctor. ...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 headache, stuffy nose, swollen glands, dizziness, chills, &sweating. Cold or flu? I take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) for Pots/tachycardia. What cold meds should I avoid?

Have headache, stuffy nose, swollen glands, dizziness, chills, &sweating. Cold or flu? I take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) for Pots/tachycardia. What cold meds should I avoid?

No Sudaphed: Afrin will help with nasal congestion, & when used correctly has little systemic effect. The drug alone can only be taken short time or stops working. I suggest U ask physician for prescription of Fluticosone Propionate which sprayed in nostrils & breathed in once daily can help U to take the meds longer. Reasonable to test for flu & take tamiflu if positive. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ASA for other symptoms ...Read more

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What causes a blister inside the nose and swollen gland in the neck?

What causes a blister inside the nose and swollen gland in the neck?

Infection: You may have a staph infection in your nose. The swollen gland in your neck is a reaction to the infection in your nose. Seek immediate help from your doctor. ...Read more

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Been sick now knot in neck! Swollen neck gland? Runny nose cough cold

Been sick now knot in neck! Swollen neck gland? Runny nose cough cold

Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help. Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more

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What can you do for a scratchy throat, swollen glands runny nose and ache feeling?

What can you do for a scratchy throat, swollen glands runny nose and ache feeling?

Depends on how long: You can improve pains, aches and discomfort by taking Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) or similar pain medication. If you are stilling feeling poorly after a day or two, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a really sore throat, stuffy & runny nose, and swollen glands under your jaw?

What does it mean when you have a really sore throat, stuffy & runny nose, and swollen glands under your jaw?

You are sick: Sorry to be blunt, it sounds like you have a bad viral infection, flu or cold. It is also possible you could have tonsillitis or pharyngitis leading to swelling of your lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Can persistent fever, dry cough, sore throat, mucus in the throat, NO nose stuffing + swollen lymph gland on right side of neck be an HIV infection?

Very unlikely: It is much more likely to be a common viral infection or Strep. Tobacco use will make the problem worse and prolong the issue. ...Read more

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How to treat swollen gland in the nose?

How to treat swollen gland in the nose?

As above: See an ENT physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland on the right side. Can this be an allergic reaction to food or medication? Could it be a cold? Throat nose and sneezing a lot

I have a swollen gland on the right side. Can this be an allergic reaction to food or medication? Could it be a cold? Throat nose and sneezing a lot

Swollen glands: Yes, a swollen gland could be all of the things you asked about, such as an allergy, cold, etc. It is more likely to be a viral process or allergy to pollens than food allergy, especially since you are having throat symptoms and sneezing. If you have allergies, try an over-the-counter antihistamine first as this could help with your sneezing and the scratchy throat. If no better, see your doc. ...Read more

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When should a swollen tender jaw gland, 1 inch visible bump, plus a red infected tender slightly pussy spot next to nose prompt a doctor visit?

When should a swollen tender jaw gland, 1 inch visible bump, plus a red infected tender slightly pussy spot next to nose prompt a doctor visit?

Now: It sounds like this may well be a staphylococcal boil and this is a bad spot from which organisms can disseminate. The swollen tender lymph node is also concerning. Please see a doctor and get this managed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had swollen glands weeks ago had blood tests and sexual tests all back fine now I have a blocked nose and ears are blocked is there any relation?

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Had swollen glands weeks ago had blood tests and sexual tests all back fine now I have a blocked nose and ears are blocked is there any relation?

May be: Sounds like you had an upper respiratory infection that leaded to temporary swollen lymph nodes. Your nasal congestion and ear fullness are related due to eustachian tube dysfunction. Allergic rhinitis is a common cause for persistent nasal congestion and ear blockage. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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My left ear is closed, swollen glands in my neck, left side, blocked nose and coughing. What could I use?

My left ear is closed, swollen glands in my neck, left side, blocked nose and coughing. What could I use?

See doctor: You need to consult your doctor re. This. If this has been present for more than 10 days, need to consider sinusitis. ...Read more

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I have been sick for 3 days. Swollen glands, brown, green, yellow mucus, runny nose, had a fever, but I broke it yesterday. I am a smoker.?

I have been sick for 3 days. Swollen glands, brown, green, yellow mucus, runny nose, had a fever, but I broke it yesterday. I am a smoker.?

Stop smoking: Sounds like a viral upper respiratory illness. (smoking is bad for your health. Did I really need to tell you this?). ...Read more

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What can I do for a swollen submandibular gland, sore throat, and nose infection?

See: See your primary care physician to determine whether or not it's viral or bacterial in nature, or something else. ...Read more

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Sore throat but no swollen glands. Woke up yesterday with it, today it's a little worse. I don't have any congestion or runny nose. What's going on?

Strep. Throat?: Good morning, sore throat without congestion is more likely to of bacterial origin, and may require an antibiotic. Allergy and viral infections usually cause congestion and mucus. See your doctor for continued throat pain. ...Read more

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Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

May be an infection: Swollen glands in the neck are very common. They usually occur due to sore throat caused commonly by a virus. In that case it is typically tender but it settles down in 2-3 weeks on its own.
But if the glands are painless and do not settle down or keep enlarging, then you need to go see your doctor for further examination. ...Read more

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The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?

The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?

May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days, seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to treat this swollen gland on the back of my head?

Don't: It should resolve on its own, however may take months. If it does not, or if it is getting bigger, or you are getting more of them, or it is larger than 1cm, get to your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Glands are swollen and have headaches at back of head is this normal?

Glands are swollen and have headaches at back of head is this normal?

Normal?: Not in a healthy condition it is not. But it is normal in an ill state. Could be the flu. Could be a virus. Could be a strep throat. It took awhile to answer this so I hope you have been seen and are feeling better. If not you ed to be seen. ...Read more

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I have a "cold sore" that has my gland swollen and my head hurting?

I have a "cold sore" that has my gland swollen and my head hurting?

Please see your gyn: Or primary doc today as they can prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or similar to help cure the cold sore as quickly as possible and make sure there is no secondary or other infection or issues. ...Read more

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What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? Feeling fine and no other glands swollen

What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? Feeling fine and no other glands swollen

It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and gets to be 2 cm or larger, then you should consult your doctor, as a biopsy may be desirable to find the cause. Nothing immediately to worry about, but check if it is growing over the next 1-2 months or not.. ...Read more

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My glands are swollen, sore, and my head hurts after drinking. What should I do?

My glands are swollen, sore, and my head hurts after drinking. What should I do?

Need to go see a doc: If you have severe sore throat, you may be better off going to an er and seek immediate medical attention. Pain medicines will help to control your pain. Antibiotics may be required if the doctor found any indication of infection in your throat. You could take tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve the pain although it alone may not be enough. ...Read more

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Pain in tip of penis gland looks swollen n hurts when I touch. If erection when skin retracts hurts, not circumsided, looks irritated, can't touch head?

Pain in tip of penis gland looks swollen n hurts when I touch. If erection when skin retracts hurts, not circumsided, looks irritated, can't touch head?

Infection: Swelling, redness, and pain are all signs of inflammation and possibly infection. They could be symptoms of an std, and you might consider making a doctor's appointment to have some testing done. ...Read more