Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Painful Swollen Glands in Face and behind ears

I still have painful swollen lymph glands in my neck and face. It has been over 3 years since I had cellulitis from injections in my neck and base of skull. I also have experienced chronic fatigue and a general decline in my overall health. At first my whole body swelled up. I was on IV antibiotics then switched to oral for a few months. Any insight would be appreciated.
1 Responses
1415174 tn?1453243103
COMMUNITY LEADER
Hi and sorry you are having health issues. Have you had any recent tests done such as a complete blood count, Epstein Barr testing,  Were you allergic to one of the antibiotics and that was why you swelled up and switched to oral?  Is the cellulitis gone? Do you have a fever or what symptoms do you have? Do you know if you were bitten by a tick? What caused the cellulitis to start with?
Thanks,
mkh9
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Infectious Diseases Community

Top Infectious Diseases Answerers
1415174 tn?1453243103
CA
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Fearing autism, many parents aren't vaccinating their kids. Can doctors reverse this dangerous trend?
Can HIV be transmitted through this sexual activity? Dr. Jose Gonzalez-Garcia answers this commonly-asked question.
A breakthrough study discovers how to reduce risk of HIV transmission by 95 percent.
Dr. Jose Gonzalez-Garcia provides insight to the most commonly asked question about the transfer of HIV between partners.
Before your drop a dime at the pharmacy, find out if these popular cold and flu home remedies are a wonder or a waste
Fend off colds and the flu with these disease-fighting foods