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Swollen Painful Glands In Throat
I have a cold for the last week. A few days ago, I went to the doctor & was given Augmentin. Took 3 doses so far (a day & a half), but have very painful swollen glands in throat/neck. When will the antibiotic kick in & the swollen glands feel better?
A day or two: Before it usually gets better, it can be viral pharyngitis, and the Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) won't work with it, give it until the end of the day, salt water gargles and pain killers like acetaminophen, rest and fluids, if no improvement, call/see your doctor for re-assessment, best wishes ...Read more
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
I have a swollen gland in my throat on one side and it's painful it feel like someone is stabbing my throat an there's a pain in my neck as what is it?
Dr. Can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease pain. ...Read more
Painful to swallow, gland on left side of throat swollen and painful. Congested strep negative 10 + days of pain. Any thoughts on remedies?
Tonsillitis?: If the gland is inside it could be tonsillitis. If it is outside we call it adenopathy. They are lymph glands which the body uses in response to inflammation or infection or foreign body irritation. It still could be infection in nature, and strep is no the only cause of infection. Go see your doctor and be evaluated, especially to make sure no abscess and be treated appropriately. ...Read more
Why are my glands in my neck so swollen only on one side? It's painful to the touch. I have post nassel drip and a little sore throat but that's it?
See below: If the nodes are swollen and painful, get seen to rule, out any serious illnesses like lymphadenitis. ...Read more
Fever, sore throat for 2 days, hard, painful swollen gland in neck which disappeared, bit still hurts, much bigger painful appeared on the other side?
I have a sore throat and a swollen/painful gland under chin. Is this normal? Family has had a cold for about a week. Is this a submental gland?
Yes.: A lymph node Nader the chin is a sub mental node. Lymph nodes commonly enlarge when fighting infections, so this common with a cold or flu and not something of concern. ...Read more
Sore gland on left side of neck. Feels swollen compared to right side. Painful when burp, feels like lump in throat on that side. Why could this be?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Hi I have a very seollen gland under jaw line its really painful, I don't have a fever or a sore throat, the only pain is the gland?
Sore throat/pain in neck for 4 days, no cold/flu symptoms, very painful to swallow (barely eating), unsure if glands are swollen. What could this be?
Sore throat, swollen painful glands, itchy skin on face and neck and a tooth abcess what should I do?! been going on for a week or so!
What could cause painful (difficulty) swallowing, swollen tonsils, red throat, swollen lymph glands and earache?
Infection?: Sounds infectious. Need to see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Have swollen glands on both sides -under the chin, a painful sore and red throat, tonsils are not swollen, on going for two three months?
Vomiting one week, fever, dehydration, painful throat sores and swollen glands. Not flu, strep mono. Vomiting recurring on occasion 2nd week?
I have swollen gums, painful teeth, sore throat, whitish- yellowish stuff on the roof of my mouth, and swollen lymph glands. Any idea what it might be?
Could be: Could be any of a number of viral, bacterial, or fungal problems. Please call your dentist for examination. ...Read more
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
Difficulty swallowing, swollen glands/tonsils, sore throat changed to just painful swallowing (back roof of mouth) and uncomfortable feeling talking?
Swollen gland on left side of neck under jaw. Been swollen for months, it's moveable and not painful. Should I worry?
Lump: It is probably a small cyst or gland of no consequence. However if it grows in size or other s appear I would let your doctor have a look at it ...Read more
Advice with glandular fever pain, my neck glands are so swollen and painful I'm really struggling?
Urgent treatmrnt: You describe what sounds like a severe infection. I know that it is a little after midnight in the UK, but you need to be evaluated and stated on treatment urgently. If you can get to an accident & emergency at hospital, try to go and get evaluated and treated now. If not see your GP ASAP in the morning. You can alternate parecetamol 500-1000 mg with ibuprofen 200 mg x 3(600 mg) every 4 hours for ...Read more
Tonsils swollen for a year now and they get very painful. Difficulty swallowing and the glands on either side of my neck are huge. Cause?
Hello! What can a swollen hard, non painful gland on the right side of the neck, on the carotid artery be? I had it for more than 6 month.
The floor of my mouth right under my tongue on the side is very swollen no difference in color, and painfull when I press under my neck on the side its painful, I had submndplr gland removed 20 yrs a
Depending: ..on the timing of growth and swelling, certainly sounds like it could be infected. Recommend calling your doctor for an urgent visit as infections in this area can spread quickly and dangerously. ...Read more
Depends: Any painful swelling of a gland in the neck that has been present for weeks should be evaluated by your physician to determine a possible cause and to receive the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My gf has swollen gland above elbow crease and one in neck. Both very painful and tender to touch, quite firm but can push them in. Left side of body?
The most common: Cause of lymph node swelling is infection. Glandular fever (mononucleosis) is a common cause of swollen lymph nodes in adolescence & early adulthood. It often causes fever, sore throat, swollen tonsils and debilitating fatigue. If your GF is feeling particular bad, she should see her GP. Glandular fever can be diagnosed with a simple blood test. Dr. Anne ...Read more
A small lump had formed around my upper neck and there was a few rash because of my scalp. It's painful. Is my gland swollen because of infection?
See doctor: It could be a bacterial infection or possibly shingles. ...Read more
My glands are swollen on the right side of my neck. It swelled up after a viral. The left side went down but not the right. I had blood wrk. And a CT scan. They couldn't find what could a causing it. I get 2-3 sec. Painful twinges on occasion.?
Keep your appts: Even though you do not have a diagnosis (explanation) yet, it's sounds like there's more testing to be done. You may even need to see an Ear Nose & Throat (also called ENT or otolaryngologist) specialist or an infectious disease specialist for their opinions. So don't give up yet. Hope that helps. ...Read more
3 days ago I was stung on the neck by a yellowjacket. Now the glands on that side are swollen, painful & it hurts to turn my neck. Is this of concern?
Possible infection: You should see your health care provider. It is possible you have an infection. ...Read more
I have a tiny little white bump in the back of my mouth as well as a swollen gland in my neck that is pretty painful both of which are on the right?
Viral infection: You have a viral infection of your throat with involvement of a nearby lymph gland. ...Read more
I have what initially felt like just a swollen gland in my neck. But it now feels elongated and is very painful. Not sick. Feel great. Just painful?
Neck mass: It all depends. You have not provided any information about yourself, not even your age let alone any medical history which makes it impossible to provide you with a relevant response. We don't know where on the neck the mass is, is it first or fluctuant?, is it warm to touch? Do you have any mouth infections or recent cold? It may be a congenital cyst that has collected or a reactive node etc, ...Read more
Got painful swollen glands on neck 2 mth ago, which wax and waned, but it has come back. Also had phlem, but that has declined a bit. What is this?
See your physician: Lymph nodes are part of the bodies immune system. They can become temporarily swollen and tender if you've had a recent throat infection. However, if the swelling persists it's important to see your primary care doctor, since certain cancers can cause swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
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