Enlarged Or Swollen Glands And Hives

Reviewed on 9/29/2022

The cause of hives is often difficult to establish. In many cases hives are related to allergic reactions. Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes can be present with infections, inflammatory conditions, or cancers. Because these symptoms could be related to a wide variety of conditions, it is important to discuss all your symptoms with a health care provider 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.

Symptoms & Signs A-Z List