Enlarged Or Swollen Glands And Post Nasal Drip

Reviewed on 11/16/2022

Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes are sometimes referred to as swollen glands. Post nasal drip can occur with upper respiratory infections as well as allergic conditions such as hay fever. Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck can occur with conditions affecting the throat such as mononucleosis. If you are concerned about these or any other symptoms, or if you believe you have signs of an infection, discuss your symptoms with a healthcare provider to determine the cause.

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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