Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Nasal Congestion, Runny Nose And Sore Throat

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

These symptoms can occur with different medical conditions such as viral sore throat, hay fever or other allergic reactions, and acute sinusitis. Swollen lymph nodes ("glands" ) are less common with allergies but can sometimes accompany upper respiratory conditions. Keep track of your symptoms, and contact your doctor if you are experiencing any concerning symptoms.

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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