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What could be causing sores in the mouth, sore throat, swollen lymph node in the armpit, fatigue, and fever?

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Posted on Sat, 5 Jan 2019
Question: My symptoms are... a few, small non painful sores nside my mouth, very sore red throat, swollen lymph node under my right arm, fatigue but no or low fever. I had the flu 6 weeks ago and recovered.
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Answered by Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Possible cold sores.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Thanks for your query.

"As" per your clinical history is concerned please follow like this -

1)Do a clinical examination by your family [Doctor] and to rule out secondary infection do a [CBC with differential].

2)Discuss with your treating Doctor about prescription antiviral like [Acyclovir]

Do follow few preventive steps like this-:

1)Try to avoid skin-to-skin contact with others.

2)Avoid sharing items like Utensils, towels, lip balm etc

3)Keep your hands clean.Wash your hands carefully before touching yourself and other people, especially babies.

Hope that helps.

Regards,
Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo, General & Family Physician
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What could be causing sores in the mouth, sore throat, swollen lymph node in the armpit, fatigue, and fever?

Brief Answer: Possible cold sores. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for your query. "As" per your clinical history is concerned please follow like this - 1)Do a clinical examination by your family [Doctor] and to rule out secondary infection do a [CBC with differential]. 2)Discuss with your treating Doctor about prescription antiviral like [Acyclovir] Do follow few preventive steps like this-: 1)Try to avoid skin-to-skin contact with others. 2)Avoid sharing items like Utensils, towels, lip balm etc 3)Keep your hands clean.Wash your hands carefully before touching yourself and other people, especially babies. Hope that helps. Regards, Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo, General & Family Physician