Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
156 Doctors are Online

Lymph nodes swollen. Red scabs on scalp. Why am I nauseated?

Dear Doctor, I m a 19 year-old female. I ve been nauseated for a few weeks. The lymph nodes in my neck and behind my ears are incredibly swollen, particularly on the right side. There are also random red scab-like spots forming on my scalp . I have a low-grade fever, and my throat has been slightly swollen ( swallowing anything hurts) for about a week. My bones have also been aching. Any ideas?
Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
  User's Response
Really appreciate your concern, the history given hare is suggestive of some infection, if there are lymph node (Swollen) in the neck region with the history of throat pain while swallowing then this could be a bacterial infection, another the red scab could be a different pathology than the infection, in my opinion such case should be treated with the antibiotic, and the best option is "Tab Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice in day for five days, Tab Acetaminophen with Domeperidone three times in day, once the infection comes under the control there won be sensation of nausea, if this regime fails to respond then clinical examination and blood work would be necessary, take care and have nice day.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor