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Having painful lump underarm with fever. Is there any relation? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:I hv some query
User:I have fever for last 2 day not very high bt 100
Doctor:Do you have any associated cough or cold?
User:also i hv small lump in my underarm
User:or rather lumps..2-3 ..those are painful & size of peanut
User:I have cough & cold also
Doctor:Any chest pain ?
User:2 days back it appeared under left underarm ,next day it was gone from left but appeared in right underarm.
User:not really any chest pain
User:not sure what is that
Doctor:Do you have any phlegm with cough?
User:no coughing
Doctor:as in any thick sputum like thing that comes up when you cough
User:I had severe LRTI 2 weeks back...
User:but right not there is no such symptoms
Doctor:It seems that you are suffering from a vital upper respiratory infection
User:but there is no cough
User:coming out
Doctor:But you have cough?
User:so lumps are due to that only ?
User:i have cough inside may be its dry cough
Doctor:they are enlarged lymph nodes
Doctor:They are enlarged due to infection
Doctor:They would subside once the infection gets cured
Doctor:Right now, you can tablet crocin 1 tablet upto 4 times daily
Doctor:That will take care of the fever
Doctor:For the cough and cold, take steam inhalation
Doctor:and tablet cetrizine 10 mg once daily
User:Doctor..I had same lumps some 1&1/2 yr back also..i done some blood showed high rise in eosinophil..& doc gave me some was not effective at that time & lumps gone away after 1 month automatically
Doctor:Its allergic
Doctor:Thats why the eosinophils are high
User:ok..right now i am taking crocin only TID
Doctor:The antibiotics will not take care of the allergy
Doctor:Take crocin as and when required
Doctor:Upto four times daily
User:only cetzin will be effective ?
Doctor:Yes, it should take care
Doctor:If you dont get any relief, you'll need to consult your physician
User:how long it should be continued? any tests required?
Doctor:and ask him about fexofenadine
Doctor:and diphenhydramine
Doctor:It needs to be taken till the symptoms required
Doctor:No tests are required
User:bt i hv a doubt
Doctor:go ahead
User:is cetzin is banned ? there is saome new drug..levacetrizine?
Doctor:not cetrizine
Doctor:Its only a different formulation of the same drug
User:ok fine..I will take that cetrizine 10 mg
Doctor:Just the levo isomer
User:OD o
User:Thanks I was really worried bout this lump
Doctor:There is no need to worried about it
Doctor:It'll go away once the infection subsides
User:Thanks..hope so.
Doctor:The important part is that you need to avoid allergies so that infection does not get superimposed
Doctor:keep your house spotlessly clean
Doctor:Change your pillow covers every day
User:i am still not sure what cause allergy for me
Doctor:very few people actually know
Doctor:Where are you based currently?
User:thank you so much for assistance
Doctor:The measures I suggested should help you with the allergies
Doctor:Any more questions I can answer?
User:Thats enough..thanks
Doctor:thanks for consulting me
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