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hi , I am a 20 year old female The top of my back has been

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hi , I am a 20 year old female
The top of my back has been sore for about 3 days now. more so when i look down at my feet it feels like my spine hurts , or else a muscle on both sides of spine, kind of confusing.
I also feel that my glands around my neck and throat are swollen,(my neck is also stiff ,quite sore) although my throat is not sore. its as though glands near my ears are also swollen... and It only happenend today. I also have had a light head since this morning and a kind of pressure headache or some kind of tension.
I think I may have had a bit of a temperature this morning which may be away now (couldnt check as the home thermometer is broke) :/

I have Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and asthma.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

kylie

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Kylie

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Customer:

nice to meet you too. could you help me with my question

Dr. Phil, MD :

any injury or accident?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes I can.

Dr. Phil, MD :

any injury?

Customer:

not that I remember

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay any unusual activity?

Customer:

no nothing strange. could it be some sort of virus?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes it could

Dr. Phil, MD :

my only concern is a virus plus neck pain could be meningitis

Customer:

it is not very severe neck pain though. my glands also seem to be swollen but i do not have a sore throat

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay.

Customer:

i have a light head also

Dr. Phil, MD :

It is either muscle tension or a virus

Dr. Phil, MD :

If it is a virus, it should pass.

Dr. Phil, MD :

However, if it gets worse, I suggest getting seen ASAP

Customer:

I have a low immune system so i think it would be better safe than sorry . :) i did feel quite faint when i woke up this morning

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay then I would get checked for sure if your immune system is low

Customer:

I will see a doctor tomorrow . thanks for your help

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

did I do good work for you Kylie?

Dr. Phil, MD :

hello?

Customer:

yes very good thank you.

Dr. Phil, MD :

thanks Kylie

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind rating me positive before leaving?

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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