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My hands swell

I don’t have enough information to answer your question. I don’t know your age or condition you may have. Usually, in healty individuals lifting weights will cause the increased READ MORE
I don’t have enough information to answer your question. I don’t know your age or condition you may have. Usually, in healty individuals lifting weights will cause the increased venous pressure in upper part of the body. This will further increase filtration pressure and force water out to intersticium, that will further result in slight hand swelling.

When to go in?

Yes, weight loss, cough, breathing issues are good reasons to do a blood work. You may have allergies or some lung infection.

Can you get strep throat without tonsils?

It is impossible to say without doing a test. Do a test. Yes, you can have streptococcus infection after tonsils removal.

What do high lymphocytes mean?

Probably some viral infection

How do I get water out of my ear?

You need to see an ENT doctor to do a complete check up, also it is important to know if you have a fever and pain or just feeling a fullness inside your ear. Yes you may have READ MORE
You need to see an ENT doctor to do a complete check up, also it is important to know if you have a fever and pain or just feeling a fullness inside your ear. Yes you may have an infection, if you start getting greenish color discharge from the affected ear.

Ongoing headache - what to do?

You need to see neurologist and it is important to do EEG to see if there are pathological spikes. I don’t know how old you are but usually it’s possible to have cluster headaches READ MORE
You need to see neurologist and it is important to do EEG to see if there are pathological spikes. I don’t know how old you are but usually it’s possible to have cluster headaches or migraines headaches around 40 y/old, so in that case, the best drug of choice would be sumatriptan at the first sign of headache