Enlarged Or Swollen Glands And Skin Rash

Reviewed on 2/28/2022

Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes, sometimes referred to as swollen glands, can be seen with different types of infections. Swollen lymph nodes in the neck can be seen with infectious mononucleosis, abscess, or other infections. Many infections can also cause a skin rash including chicken pox and measles. A skin rash can also result from allergic reactions such as reactions to poisonous plants. If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of 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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