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Are both the lumps or skin around it, red, warm, tender?
Do you have fever or feverish feeling?
The following are the possibilities;
1) Boil or carbuncle; please read the resource on it.
3) Inflamed lymph nodes
This following treatment would help in all;
1) Ice compresses
3) Local application of Betadine cream or Betadine solution (available without the prescription)
4) Ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil)
For antibiotics, you may need a prescription from your physician.
Please feel free for your follow up questions.
if the headache comes back, and the lethargy continues should i go to the ER?
Yes, the severity of the symptoms would warrant an ER visit. If the headache comes back and lethargy is continuous and significant, you may go to ER or an urgent care clinic for an evaluation and prescription of antibiotic.
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