Cracks At Corner Of Mouth And Enlarged Or Swollen Glands

Reviewed on 10/15/2020

Certain conditions that affect the throat may cause enlargement of the lymph nodes ("glands") in the neck. Cracks and ir5ritation at the corners of the mouth is known as angular cheilitis and can be due to anemia, vitamin deficiency, or other conditions. If you have these symptoms and they do not improve, seek the advice of your doctor.

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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