How can I get rid of swollen glands?

Treatment needs dx. Your swollen glands need to be diagnosed first before you get rid of them. if simple infections in the adjoining body parts caused these, they would regress after infection clears but if chronic inflammation of skin is the culprit, you can except these to persist every now and them due to the original condition. First try OTC anti inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen for a week or so.

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How can I get rid of the swollen glands in my throat?

Pease clarifydepends. It depends on which glands/areas are swollen. Glands may only be swollen temporarily from infection. Tonsils can become swollen and can be removed, but other criteria have to be met for this. It is also agreed upon by doctors that tonsils provide benefits to the immune system. A visit to your doctor will likely determine what is swollen and what the best course is. Read more...

How to get rid of swollen glands?

See your doctor. You need a medical evaluation as to the cause of your swollen lymph glands. This could be infection or rarely, cancer. Only a doctors testing can find the cause and then be able to treat it. So it is not easy to get rid of the glands without treating the cause. Read more...

Is there a good way to get rid of swollen glands?

See your doc. "swollen glands" (lymph nodes or any other "glands") is not a disease but a symptom. You need to see your doc who will determine why they are swollen and then prescribe the proper therapy. Don't wait too long, please. Hope it is nothing serious. Read more...

Got huge cold sore on chin and swollen glands and headache. I'm not eating much and taking laxatives. Is there a connection? How do I get rid of it?

See your MD. Please visit your MD for a history and physical. Laxative use should be directed by a physician and stool softener a are safer to use. Ensure proper nutrition to stay healthy and give your body the ability to fight infection. MD will diagnose the sore on your chin and evaluate your conditions. Good luck. . Read more...

What over the counter meds can get rid of ear infection and swollen glands?

Depends. There are a few middle ear infections that are triggered by viruses and heal on their own within a few days.Simple pain control is all that would be a benefit. However, true pus generating middle ear infections are caused by bacteria & require antibiotics for cure. Untreated they can go on to cause complications including mastoid infections/hearing loss. Have it evaluated soon if not improved. Read more...

Every month before my period I get swollen glands and feel quite run down. How can I prevent this?

Optimize health. These are symptoms of PMS and are commonly experienced by many women. Make sure you are on an optimum health program with a balanced natural food diet and supplementary vitamins along with a regular excerzise program. Get adequate sleep each night and try relaxation exercises and meditation. Read more...

Any advice- woke up this morning with swollen glands, no other symptoms. Go to dr or can I treat it/prevent it from worsening?

Depends. You must be more descriptive. What glands? Where? Is it on both sides? How swolen? Is there any pain.? Glands usually are lymph glands and when these swell it is usually because they are filtering out some infection. Read more...