Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Itching Or Burning, Pain Or Discomfort And Swelling

Last Editorial Review: 8/30/2021

Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes, sometimes referred to as swollen glands, can accompany many infections. Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck can accompany infections within the upper airways, tonsils, or mouth. Itching and burning may be related to skin inflammation or can sometimes be due to nerve damage. Because these symptoms may be related to different types of conditions, report all your symptoms to your doctor to help find out 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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