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

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Fever and sore throat can occur with infections such as tonsillitis, infectious mononucleosis, or scarlet fever. These conditions may be accompanied by enlargement of the lymph nodes (glands) in the neck. Difficulty swallowing is a common symptom that accompanies sore throat. If you have signs of an infection that do not improve, visit your doctor so that you can receive a diagnosis and prompt treatment.

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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