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Neck: Hard to answer from the symptoms. Front of neck? back? ...Read more
There is a visible hole on my throat gland. What does this mean, and is it okay for it to be there?
Needs checking: Hard to say without seeing. Need to examine to determine if it is just prominent folds behind the anterior fauces (which is normal) or whether there is some other issue with the tonsils such as infection, or other issue. Please see a doctor licensed in your area for an examination. If they remain in doubt they'll be able to consider tests and referral. ...Read more
LAP: Infection typically makes your throat glands to swell. ...Read more
My right side throat gland has hurt for about four days now. It hurts when I turn my head left. my throat feels fine and have no symptoms of any other?
Throat: It's not clear as to whether you have a sore throat(usually viral infection) or a neck muscle irritation/inflammation. A throat infection causes pain on swallowing; a muscular problem causes pain on motion. For persistent sore throat a throat culture is done to check for strep. See your physician as needed. ...Read more
I have inflamed throat glands , but my right one has a hole in it, is this a sign of tonsillitis ? What do I have ? It's painful!
Cold: Yes. Infection of any kind be it bacterial or viral can cause swollen glands and a sore throat. If your symptoms resolve but your glands remain swollen after several months you should just have it checked out by a physician but swollen glands are very common and not usually concerning when you are sick. ...Read more
What would cause my body to be sore, my gums and right throat glands to swell and my throat to be sore?
What could it mean with you have swollen throat glands, with real pain to eat dringk swallow for 9 days and you have a cold?
Infection?: It is not uncommon to have a head cold which will often cause sore throat and swollen glands but this will start to settle down in 5-10 days. If your have any fever and your throat is not startingto feel better with less pain now, then a visit to your doctor is needed urgently either via an er today or your dcotror can see you in his office over the weekend. ...Read more