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Was on levaquin. Have hard lump on neck. What is it?

I have had a hard lump on the side of my neck for about a month now. I was on levaquin for 10 days and did nothing to help the swelling . I had a CT scan with dye and they said everything looked normal nothing out of the ordinary. My throat hurts today more then it has before. Im not sure what this lump is.. What should I do?
Asked On : Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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According to the symptoms you have described it seems to be you are having acute lymphadenitis (inflammation of the lymph nose) secondary to the throat infection.

Do not worry! It is a mild problem, you need to take appropriate antibiotic (such as a combination of amoxycillin and clavulanic acid or cefuroxime) and the pain killers (diclofenac or ibuprofen).

Dr. Naveen Kumar N.
ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon
Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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