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Question: Sore Throat, Enlarged Lymph Nodes, with NO fever?


 xeryph - Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:32 pm

I left work early last Monday, I just didn't feel right, I had a headache. When I woke up Tuesday, I had a sore throat, no fever, with pressure in my sinuses. It progressed like this into Wednesday, where I again awoke with a sore throat with the absence of a fever or any other symptoms really. I did notice I had some swollen either lymph nodes or glands in my neck that sort of hurt to the touch. Well on Thursday, I still had the sore throat, and I decided to take a look at my tonsils with a light. My right tonsil has some white lumpiness on it. My lymph nodes in my groin were also noticeable, not too swollen, but raised. Well it's Friday, I still have a sore throat, a little less painful though. My temperature is 97, so that's normal. My lymph nodes are still swollen, though I still don't know where my lymph nodes are on my neck, I'm assuming the things I'm feeling are in fact lymph nodes. The whiteness on my tonsils seems to have mostly gone away, although a little bit remains. I also have had slight pain in my abdomen, on and off. That could just be other things, though.
What the heck is going on with me? The fact I have no fever is perplexing.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:58 pm

User avatar Hello,
I wonder if what you are experiencing might be allergy-related. Sore throats without fever often are caused by the drainage that comes with allergy symptoms. It seems it would be worth it to try antihistamines to see if this helps.

Good luck.

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