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Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever ?

Symptoms: swollen eyes every morning, sore throat with white spots, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue...No fever ?

Many possibilities..: These symptoms are non-specific. They can be due to many causes. Examples of these causes is infectious mononucleosis, post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (kidney disease that occur after strept infection), blood cancer, etc. I think mono is the most likely in your case but you should get evaluated soon.. ...Read more

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Hi, about 10 days ago i got really sick. i had a really high fever, ranging from over 102 down to 99, white spots in my throat, the lymph nodes on the right side of my throat were blown up, i had no appetite, for four days and then the symptoms started to

Hi, about 10 days ago i got really sick. i had a really high fever, ranging from over 102 down to 99, white spots in my throat, the lymph nodes on the right side of my throat were blown up, i had no appetite, for four days and then the symptoms started to

Strep throat: Your symptoms sound a lot like acute Streprococcal pharyngitis ("Strep throat"). You need throat culture to confirm the diagnosis. Antibiotics at this late date won't shorten your sickness, but will help prevent acute rheumatic fever from the Strep throat, & subsequent rheumatic heart disease. Do see your clinician. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Pet scan show hot spots in lymph nodes. Is this definately cancer?

Pet scan show hot spots in lymph nodes. Is this definately cancer?

Unknown: "hot spots" (increased uptake of a radioactive glucose analog) can be due to cancer, but also infection and inflammation. This needs further evaluation and possibly biopsy. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pretty swollen lymph node only on right side. I just looked with a flashlight and there are white spots/pustules on tonsil. Hurts?

I woke up with a pretty swollen lymph node only on right side. I just looked with a flashlight and there are white spots/pustules on tonsil. Hurts?

Acute tonsillitis : Sounds like an acute bacterial infection of tonsils with enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. You should see a doctor and get a rapid strep test, regular throat culture, and maybe a mono test too. You likely will require antibiotic therapy, and possibly pain medication. ...Read more

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Persistant sore throat, tender lymph nodes, red spots on tongue. What is all that?

Persistant sore throat, tender lymph nodes, red spots on tongue. What is all that?

That's a need for MD: This may be streptococcal, but best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. ...Read more

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Dry, rough hoarse throat for 4wks. Dr says no candida etc. No lymph up. Slight chesty cough. White spots deep one tonsil and one red patch. Scared!

Dry, rough hoarse throat for 4wks. Dr says no candida etc. No lymph up. Slight chesty cough. White spots deep one tonsil and one red patch. Scared!

Post-nasal drainage: Your symptoms are probably just due to some post-nasal drainage which can cause throat pain/irritation and cough. Red and white sports on tonsils are not too concerning. The white spot is likely debris (called a tonsillolith). They are annoying but not dangerous. The red patch is probably from irritation from the drainage. Try antihistamine or steroid nose spray. ...Read more

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My mother has stage IV colon cancer that has mestitized to the liver. She has 15 tumors in liver with spots in her lungs and lymph nodes. Prognosis?

Stage IV colon cance: Your mohter's cancer is stage iv. Please refer to the table on this page for survival data: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-survival-rates i am so sorry to hear that you are going through this terrible time. ...Read more