Difficulty Swallowing, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Stiff Neck And Swollen Tonsils

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

A really bad strep throat or tonsillitis can cause the glands in your neck to swell. This may cause some stiffness as well. You can have trouble swallowing because of the pain. If you can't swallow because your throat is too swollen, contact your doctor right away.

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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