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Doctor insights on: Swollen Sore Glands In Neck But No Sore Throat

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Is there something wrong if you are choked and now your glands in neck are swollen and you have a sore throat?

Is there something wrong if you are choked and now your glands in neck are swollen and you have a sore throat?

Hard to say: Id get an exam to examine the trauma that could have been caused by the choke. See your doctor immediately. ...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


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White spots on side of throat, glands in neck swollen and sore, throat not really sore. If I make myself cough I can tell there is some mucus. ?

White spots on side of throat, glands in neck swollen and sore, throat not really sore. If I make myself cough I can tell there is some mucus. ?

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). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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What would cause one of my neck vein/arteries to always stick out of the skin? Male 20 yrs old sore throat/ mucus lately with swollen glands in neck.

What would cause one of my neck vein/arteries to always stick out of the skin? Male 20 yrs old sore throat/ mucus lately with swollen glands in neck.

Neck Veins: If the vein sticking out is long term, that's your normal Occ neck veins get inflamed due to head and neck infections, but you would then be very sick ...Read more

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Left side of my neck only has very enlarged swollen gland tender to the touch, mild sore throat and constipated? I am traveling in thailand.

Left side of my neck only has very enlarged swollen gland tender to the touch, mild sore throat and constipated? I am traveling in thailand.

Lymphadenitis: Lymphadenitis occurs when the lymph nodes become enlarged due to the by inflammation. The swollen glands are found near the site of an infection, hence sore throat could be the source. Rec. See a general practitioner for evaluation and treatment if need it. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Lymph nodes: A sore throat or other infection above the neck often causes swelling of lymph nodes in the neck. At times these swollen lymph nodes are tender. Swollen lymph nodes are a sign that your body is fighting an infection and are not cause for concern. ...Read more

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Waking up with a constant sore throat /sore neckfor a few weeks, swollen neck gland and feels like something is stuck in my throat.Smoker/drink im23?

Waking up with a constant sore throat /sore neckfor a few weeks, swollen neck gland and feels like something is stuck in my throat.Smoker/drink im23?

Infection: Sounds like you have an infection. Some Upper Respiratory Infections (URI's) can cause lymph nodes in the neck area to get inflamed and cause neck pain,etc. Se the Dr. to get treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sore throat around neck and gland around jaw swollen. Gotten a few sore throats over last couple mths and glands not gone down. Cough now. Worry?

Sore throat around neck and gland around jaw swollen. Gotten a few sore throats over last couple mths and glands not gone down. Cough now. Worry?

Time to get checked: It is hard to say what is going on. Colds and sore throats can cause lymph nodes to go up and down. But if the nodes persist and don't change in size, is is worth getting checked by your doc Other things can cause your symptoms that can be minor or major.You need to be evaluated.The sooner you do, the quicker you'll know if this is serious or not and you can relax. Avoid scents, smoke (irritants) ...Read more

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I'm 23 smoker/drinker. Had a sore neck for about a month. Sore throat, swollen neck gland, feels like smthn stuck in my throat abt 2 weeks. Cancer??

I'm 23 smoker/drinker. Had a sore neck for about a month. Sore throat, swollen neck gland, feels like smthn stuck in my throat abt 2 weeks. Cancer??

High risk : Smoking and drinking alcohol higher your risk,But don't worry it might be bacterial infection,Your risk of getting cancer from smoking at 23 is very low. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsil on one side for a year. No sore throat/ difficulty swallowing. One enlarged gland in neck but on opposite side. No pain/ other symptoms?

Needs evaluation: Anytime there is asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. Most likely this is a normal variant, however may indicate a neoplasm within the tonsil. ...Read more

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2 weeks after I had unprotected sex I developed a sore throat and swollen glands. A few days later knots on both sides of my neck occurred. HIV?

2 weeks after I had unprotected sex I developed a sore throat and swollen glands. A few days later knots on both sides of my neck occurred. HIV?

HIV: Since you have not disclosed your age, a response is not possible. Please discuss with your parents or your physician. ...Read more

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I have low temperature, swollen glands tender under jaw and achey neck. Sore throat. More forgetful than normal and slow thoughts and more tired. Help?

I have low temperature, swollen glands tender under jaw and achey neck. Sore throat. More forgetful than normal and slow thoughts and more tired. Help?

You may have: a viral infection that may actually be infectious mononucleosis, or bacterial pharyngitis such as strep throat. Whatever medicines you take for these symptoms may also be responsible for making your brain feel that way. Most viral infections will finish its course in 3-7 days by itself, and bacterial infections will require antibiotics to treat. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for sore throat and swollen gland?

Can you suggest some home remedies for sore throat and swollen gland?

Tips: 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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Hi I've had a sore throat for over a week now my glands were really swollen but they have gone down but my throat is very sore keeps swopping from lef?

Hi I've had a sore throat for over a week now my glands were really swollen but they have gone down but my throat is very sore keeps swopping from lef?

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). Throat lozenges and acetaminophen may help decrease the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

Support immune syste: Try salt water gargles twice daily, increase fluids to the amount of ounces = to half your weight in pounds, make sure you are getting adequate sleep to restore your immune system (7.5-8 hours/night). You can also add vitamin c and zinc to your regimen to support immune system. Most often the cause is viral and unless symptoms persist, i would not recommend antibiotics. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a sore throat and swollen glands?

What's the best way to treat a sore throat and swollen glands?

Doctor's visit: Depends on a number of things: what the swollen glands feel like what the throat looks like fever? Elevated wbc? Any other medical history? How long it has been going on. Any other findings on exam. ...Read more

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What can I do if my submandibular glands have been swollen for months now I have a sore throat?

What can I do if my submandibular glands have been swollen for months now I have a sore throat?

Antibiotics: You likrly have an infection which would be accompanied by a mild fever, redness, and tenderness in the area. ...Read more

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