Difficulty Swallowing, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Sore Throat And Swollen Tonsils

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Your symptoms are associated with a number of different infectious conditions. Examples include mononucleosis, tonsillitis, scarlet fever, and viral sore throat. All of these can cause painful swallowing. These symptoms tend to develop fairly rapidly and may be linked to fever or other symptoms. If you have concerning symptoms, seek a doctor's advice.

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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