Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Sore Tongue, Stiff Neck And Swollen Tonsils

Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2020

Your symptoms are characteristic of different types of inflammation and infection in the upper airways. Examples of conditions that can be linked to these symptoms include viral sore throat, tonsillitis. Mononucleosis, and abscesses. Be sure to contact your doctor if you are having severe symptoms that do not improve or if you are having difficulty breathing.

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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