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Advice required for recurrence of swelling outside the throat after medication in 1 1/2 year old.

my 1 and half year son had swelling outside the throat 15 days back and given augmentin dds syrup and for fever imol suspension 60 ml....after one week he is alright......after two days we are travelled since 5 days back the same place below the year outer portion of throat he had swelling and some pain ...we have test his blood test dr given him bonacide , flexon , monocef and jethymok glyzerine.... but today little bit swelling also there after 3 days of medicine .....please tell me what to do dr....
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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Neck swelling is due to lymph gland enlargement. This is due to source of infection in nose, sinus or throat.
More details are needed like if he gets recurrent colds, sore throat or if he snores, mouth breaths etc to find out source of infection and what about blood test result?
Neck swelling has recurred because at source the infection has not cleared completely.
The bacteria may not be very sensitive to second antibiotic - Monocef. So it is slow to subside.
So it is important to examine the nose and throat to see any sinus or tonsillar infection or adenoid enlargement is there and treat accordingly.
So please consult an ENT surgeon.
Take care
Answered: Sat, 5 May 2012
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