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I have one throat gland that is extremely sore and swollen,

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I have one throat...

I have one throat gland that is extremely sore and swollen, and my tongue is swollen underneath

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?

Low grade fever and since Wednesday

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

What is your age and gender?

Have you taken any treatment?

Do you have sore throat, acid reflux, blocked or running nose?

Any known allergies?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
53 - Healthy female
theraflu
sore throat - on one side - my gland is very swollen
NO allergies
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

You may get a throat swab done.

You may need a course of antibiotic, if this is a bacterial infection (commonly strep).

Following would help you;

1) Warm salt water gargles.

2) Vitamin C; it increases body immunity.

3) Ranitidine 150 mg; it is two properties: antihistamine and control the acid reflux which may cause the neck gland enlargement.

4) Tylenol.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Thank you
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