Conditions with symptom: 'swollen glands'
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I became really ill, 10 months ago, and started to feel sick constantly and have really bad headaches. Then a few weeks later my glands started to swell. So I have been felling like this (feeling sick, having headaches and had swollen glands) for 10 months now. My doctor has just left it now as I have been tested a lot of times for many different things, refered to hospital and am on tablets to improve my head. However I became really ill again last friday and woke up the next morning to have two new bigger swollen glands and a swollen face. Any suggestions of what it could be, or to improve my symptoms.
hi my limph glands are swollen one near my ear under my arm and on my neck these have been like this for years could it be a sign of a serious problem my doc just keeps saying it will go down but they havent also when slight pressure goes on it it cause pain in area away for the glands
I've had a sore throat for about a week now, I took a look today and can see that my tonsils are very swollen (patchy red and white) with a few white spots on them. My glands are very swollen as well. My tonsils are gradually getting more swollen. However, I have no other symptoms of tonsillitis; Having had it a couple times in my childhood I know its not that.
You might have glandular fever
I am now 38 yrs old, and have been having pain in my testicles since I was 22. My sperm glands swell If I don't ejaculate every one to two days. If I wait any longer my sperm comes out in lumps and is often a yukky yellowish colour. I have had two different courses of antibiotics, been for surgery to remove kidney stones which were originally blamed for the discomfort. Still to this day, even as I'm typing my glands have swollen because I haven't ejaculated in two days. Doctors just don't tell you anything and discharge you. How can this be happening? I have been admitted to hospital in pain at least four times in the past 16 years and still none the wiser?
Thanks for posting, Kendo. I thought I was alone. I have had the exact same symptoms for last 20 years. If I go more than 2 days without ejaculating, my semen becomes lumpy and yellow. I also get some pressure in the lower left abdominal area, which is generally relieved when I ejaculate. Been on Cipro, and a range of lesser anti-biotics over the years. Believe it or not, Olive Leaf Extract capsules (with a min. of 12% olipurin) and lot's of water has helped a little. Kendo, I noticed you originally posted on JAN 28 '11. Have you recieved any good advice since then? If so, please pass it on.
I'm getting sore throat very regularly almost every 2/s weeks for a few days at a time with swollen glands. Should I check it as this has been going on since 2012
I keep getting spots/boils in my ears (outer ear), akso have swollen glands - both very sore despite ibuprofen and co-codamol, had this one for 5 days now!
swollen glands??? Maggie maybe more than acne. I would be going to see a GP, Dont want to have bacteria enter ear in anyway and jeopardize hearing, ear drums etc causing implications that lead to further more severe complaint....
Hi i am a 45yr old female, i have a lump at the bottom of the palatoglossal arch, swollen salivary glands, itchy cough and the feeling of something in my throat. Any ideas.
Hi me also , I have the same I can feel the lump with my fingers, it feels rubbery smooth round lump , with a grey red colour , I also have earache , I have post nasal drip, I'm going to see a Ent surgeon next week, I'm 48 smoker and drinker female , I'm terrified , Leane xxx ps had this problem for 6 weeks .
Hi, I have small little white spots on my scrotum, penis shaft and more heavily on my foreskin, from trying to diagnose it on the internet it sounds like swollen sweat glands! Can you give me any info on what it might be and how to get rid of it?
apparently its not cure-able but i also suffer from this and i recently had a acne problem too. when i took tablets called roacutane it made the glads on my penis disappear. But when i came off the tablets they returned. i would love to hear of something which has permanent effects. sorry its not much help but if u find a cure let me know toooooo !!!
hi I'm 20 I have sore boobs it was my left one now its gone to my right one I have got my partner to check them and she says they are swollen glands but on my right boob I can feel a lump there it's sore to inch and I'm kind of scared does anyone know what it could be.
on my aerola on both breasts I clearly have what I can only suggest is the montgomery glands after research. However, myn seem to be extremely swollen but cause no discomfort what so ever. However, a few are often like pimples and I can extract a thin white substances when squeezing them, something you would imaging coming out of a spot. I was just wondering if this is normal and if it would cause any problems in the future with breastfeeding?
This is normal. It's actually the body's way of keeping the area moisturised and just what you need when breastfeeding. They are called the sebaceous glands.
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