Ear Ache, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Ringing In Ears And Sore Throat

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

Your symptoms may be due to a variety of upper respiratory infections. Examples include viral sore throat (pharyngitis), Strep throat, tonsillitis, and mononucleosis. All of these conditions can also cause symptoms that affect the ears such as pain, ringing sensations, or fullness. If you are experiencing concerning symptoms that do not go away, contact your doctor to determine the cause.

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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