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Q. I have a fever, and my tonsils and lymph node in the neck are swollen. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Zubayeralam
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 18, 2020 and last reviewed on: Sep 15, 2020

Good day Doctor.

I have fever since 3 days. When I swallow its very painful. I found out that my tonsils are swollen and with white strip-like on the surface. My lymph node in the neck is also swelling. I only take paracetamol. Its very painful to swallow. I have allergy on aspirin. Please help.

Female, 38 y/o, 5'4", 68 kgs.

Dr. Zubayeralam

General Medicine Internal Medicine Pulmonology (Asthma Doctors)

hi thnx for the query. I can understand ur concern. according to ur statement u have been suffering from fever with swelling of tonsils and lymph node in the neck with feeling painful during swallowing. several types of infections may cause white spots on tonsils like bacterial,viral or fungal. sore throat,white patches on tonsils,neck glands enlargement, fever,pain etc may result from strep throat infection. white spots on tonsil,enlarged tonsils,swollen neck glands,fever,painful during swallowing etc may result from viral infections like Infectious mononucleosis. again,oral thrush is a fungal or yeast infection which can cause white patches on tonsils,painful during swallowing,sore throat etc. oral herpes virus also can develop such type of clinical features. u should take broad spectrum antibiotics like Azithromycin to prevent any secondary infections with Fexofenadine and Montelukast along with gurgle with salt mixed luke warm water 3-4times daily. in case of any other query knock me and I will try to reply u further.

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Hello doctor.
How can I buy this medicine? Is it prescripted?

Dr. Zubayeralam

General Medicine Internal Medicine Pulmonology (Asthma Doctors)
# hi
thnx for joining again u can the medications as follows-

0+0+1 for 7days.
0+0+1 for 10 days.
0+0+1 for 14 days.

u can take Paracetamol tablet for ur sore throat along with above mentioned medications.
in case of any other query ask me.

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