Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.

Connect & Get Personalized 1-to-1 Answers from Expert Doctors

DoctorSpring > Question Home

Sorethroat with no fever and swollen neck gland. Treatment?

Resolved Question:

Hi, I'm a 33 yr old male, 5'6 and 200lbs. I recently had my gal bladder removed a yr ago and a blood test ran 8 months ago and showed up clean. For about a week I've been dealing with a sore throat with no fever and now the sore part is gone and now I have symptoms of Swallen neck gland right below my jaw, headaches, heaviness in the chest, nausea, aches in different parts of my body, discomfort in left lung when I breathe in. All
this for about 2 to 3 days after my sore throat went away. What can this be?

Category: Family Physician-GP

Ask Your Own Question

Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
 19 Doctors Online

Thank you for your query at
I understand your concern.
From the history, it sounds more like a viral infection.
Did you take any treatment for this? Can you feel the swollen gland? How big is the gland?
Kindly reply and I will get back to you.

Patient replied :

No, I haven't taken any treatment besides over the counter liquid advil 200mg and sore throat spray. I'm not sure how big or size of the gland is but it's swallen. Other symptoms come and go are upset stomach and hot flashes. I have made a doctor appointment for this Friday with my physician but is there anything I can take before than?

All such infections start as a viral, but the bacterial infection slowly creeps in.
Since you still have not recovered, it is better you start yourself on ana antibiotic. A course of Augmentin ( Amoxycillin 500 + 150 mg of clavulunate acid ), twice daily for 7 days will help in reducing the infection. The swollen lymph node is the sign of an active infection.
Please feel free to discuss further.

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Users who read this, also read:

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Join the 500,000 people who found a smarter, quicker way to get Answers, Recommendations & Expert Opinions.

Expert Doctors at fingertips

Recommendation on next step. Second-opinion.Multi-specialty.

Save Time

Average time for answers: 6 hours.

Save Money

$35 for typical specialist consult vs. $120 for a local appointment.

Free Follow-ups

Clarify, ask further questions for free in private conversation.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee for the 1st reply. MEDNET Quality Board.

Start My Consultation



Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in news