Ear Ache, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Gum Sores And Headache (Worst Ever)

Last Editorial Review: 8/30/2021

An earache along with enlarged lymph nodes, sometimes referred to as swollen glands, can be found with infections affecting the upper respiratory tract. These infections can be associated with headache. However, a sudden onset of the worst headache you have ever experienced could be a sign of a medical emergency and warrants immediate medical attention. Discuss any problem symptoms with your doctor to help 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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