Neck swelling is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of neck swelling are common cold, lymphadenitis, and pyogenic skin infection. Other possible causes, such as chronic sinusitis, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with neck swelling, 64% report having neck pain, 50% report having sore throat, and 42% report having fever.
Patients with neck swelling often receive complete blood count, x-ray computed tomography, intravenous fluid replacement, kidney function tests, biopsy, blood culture, therapeutic radiology for cancer treatment and culture wound .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with neck swelling include clindamycin, cefditoren (spectracef), olopatadine nasal, ciclesonide nasal, neomycin (septa), chlorpheniramine (c.p.m.), cefixime (suprax), phenol topical, guaifenesin / phenylephrine, flecainide, calcium polycarbophil (fibercon), cefaclor (ceclor) and cefoxitin .
|Calcium Polycarbophil (Fibercon)||$10|
Groups of people at highest risk for neck swelling include age 5-14 years age 1-4 years.