Difficulty Talking, Ear Ache, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands And Muffled Voice

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Difficulty talking along with earache and enlarged or swollen lymph nodes can be indicative of an infection in the upper airways such as a throat infection. Tonsillitis, mononucleosis, or laryngitis could produce similar symptoms. The sudden onset of difficulty talking in the absence of a sore throat can be a sign of a stroke. Seek immediate medical attention for the sudden onset of an inability to speak. Discuss any worrisome symptoms with 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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