Enlarged Or Swollen Glands And Vaginal Discharge

Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2020

If the glands in your throat are swollen or painful, you may have a bacterial infection like strep throat or a viral infection like a cold or mono. If your glands stay swollen, there may be another cause. A vaginal discharge may not be related to this unless you were taking an antibiotic, which can sometimes lead to a yeast infection. Some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) may also cause swelling of the glands in your pelvic region as well as vaginal discharge.

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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