Cough, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Sore Throat And Stiff Neck

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Your symptoms can be related to different conditions that cause respiratory problems such as the common cold, viral pharyngitis (sore throat), bronchitis, and tonsillitis. Infections in the upper respiratory tract may be associated with swelling of the lymph nodes ("swollen glands") in the neck. Seek the advice of a doctor if you are experiencing these or any other concerning symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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