Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Numbness Or Tingling, Pain Or Discomfort And Tender Glands

Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2021

Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes (glands) that are painful or tender are often signs of infections such as mononucleosis, tuberculosis, tonsillitis, or others. Numbness and tingling can be signs of nerve damage due to any cause. The sudden onset of numbness or tingling can be a sign of a stroke and warrants immediate medical attention. Seek the advice of your doctor any time you are concerned about your 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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