Flu Is Accompanied By Swelling Of The Neck And Green Mucus And Cheek Pain?
, for two weeks I have the flu but the flu that previously was about to recover 6 days ago my neck on the upper left 3 cm below my ear swelled up after that my flu became heavy and the mucus that I secreted was always green since then it was also feverish, I take paracetamol every 8 hours if the medicinal effect wears off I get hot again, then this flu is accompanied by pain in the cheek area. What do you think I am sick? . thank you
Thank you for the question.
The flu or common cold is a viral infection that attacks the respiratory system. Symptoms can include fever, sore throat, headache, coughing, body aches, nasal congestion, and decreased appetite. Swollen glands in the neck area can also be found in people with flu. Swelling of these glands in response to our immune system. While the green discharge from the nose is accompanied by fever, you may have sinusitis.
Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinus area. The sinuses are the hollow spaces that lie behind the cheekbones and forehead. Symptoms:
headache, fever, nasal congestion or greenish yellow discharge, pain on the face when pressed, smelly breath or smells a bad smell, is difficult to smell. Causes of sinusitis in adults are caused by frequent allergies, flu, yeast infections, dental infections especially in the upper jaw, and habits smoke.
The other causes of greenish snot are:
Influenza Foreign objects in the nose Polyp Immediately to the ENT specialist if any of the following occurs:
discharge mixed with blood from the nose nasal congestion more than 3 weeks swelling on the face numb on the face area bleeding from the nose continuously easy teeth loose eyes bulging out nasal polyps bleeding Hope my explanation can answer the question.
dr. Kresnawati Wahyu Setiono