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Sore throat and swollen lymph node behind the ear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   ok so ive had a sore throat for about a week and a half
Doctor :   ok
User :   and now i have a swollen lymph node behind my ear
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User :   19 female xxx xxx single 175 5' 6"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have fever as well?
User :   that i dont know i keep thinking i need to do it when i get home from work but im always so tired and weak when i get home that i dont think about it
Doctor :   have u consult physician for ur sore throat
User :   sometimes i feel like im getting hot but i dont really know
Doctor :   ok
User :   no i havent yet my insurance doesnt go into effect until tomorrow so i havent made an appt
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine or have any other medical problem other than this
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
Doctor :   since the sore throat is persisting , u need to consult
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   u might need a course of antibiotic
Doctor :   medication
User :   would you have any idea of what it might be
User :   ?
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy or asthma?
Doctor :   do u smoke?
Doctor :   sure i will tell
User :   neither
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be infection
Doctor :   it could a viral or bacterial infection
Doctor :   it could be viral or bacterial
Doctor :   infection

User :   hi
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