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Why Are The Glands In My Neck Swollen And Sore
Infection: This is a sign that you have an infection somewhere. ...Read more
Prob infection: Glands or lymph nodes in head and neck region frequently inflamed or enlarged due to any inflammation or infection in the near by region of the body. Eczema or Psoriasis or other inflammatory condition can certainly cause these. Your doctor can give you a course of medicine initially and may need other tests if no improvement seen. ...Read more
Allergic symptoms: Because of the bilateral nature, this may be contact related allergy symptoms. Try changing the sheets, blankets, pillows and anything that comes in contact with the face. Eliminate fabric softener and try a detergent that is hypo-allegergenic. Also, consider changing the type of pillow material you sleep with. ...Read more
What illnesses involve swollen glands, a sore throat, and white blisters in the back of your throat? There are puss pockets on both sides of throat, but only the right side of my throat hurts and is swollen.
This : This sounds like strep throat. However the "white blisters" on your throat are worrisome. The concern is a peritonsilar abscess, which is an emergency that needs to be addressed right away. Seek medical attention asap if you have not done so already. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My limp nodes on my right side are swollen all the way up the right side of my neck. They are like knots and tender. Why is this?
Could be infection: Everyone has cervical lymph nodes, which are normally the size and shape of small beans, less than 1 cm, smaller than a dime. If they are growing, if there are large numbers of them, or if they hurt, one can have a primary care doctor examine them. In young adults and kids, big nodes are almost always from infections. In people a bit older, or in the very unlucky of any age, they can be cancer. ...Read more
Dangers with swollen submandibular glands and or swollen parotid glands? The ones I have swollen I can feel under the jaw and it hurts ears at times.
Normal taste buds: The most commonly observed "bumps" on the back of the tongue are what are known as circumvallate papillae and are the "taste buds" of the base of the tongue. If you feel that they have grown larger see an ENT physician for appropriate diagnosis and reassurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel painful aches where my lymph nodes are in my arms, behind my knees and the groin area. Is this normal?
No: Normal lymph nodes do not hurt. If they become painful or enlarged, especially if it happens in more than one location, a doctor's evaluation is needed. A primary care doctor is the person to begin with, and he can refer to specialists if needed. ...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?
Insides of both cheeks are puffy and raw along the lines where my upper and lower teeth meet, and my lymph nodes under my jaw hurt. what could it be?
Teeth grinding?: Some people grind teeth at night. You may be biting inside of cheek. Local injury can cause lymph nodes to enlarge. You might be damaging salivary duct inside cheek, leading to enlargement of the submandibular salivary gland. See a doctor. A dentist, oral surgeon or ENT would be the experts in that area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My ankle itches really bad. Along with my chest and upper back. My lymph nodes on the right side of my neck are in pain, but are not swollen. Help?
What to do if I have painful right at the front of my head and at the very back by my neck, sometimes have a fever, swollen lymph nodes in my groin area?
See doctor: Swollen lymph nodes usually represent infection or malignancy. See a doctor. ...Read more
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