Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Pain Or Discomfort And Ringing In Ears

Reviewed on 2/21/2023

Enlargement of the lymph nodes is sometimes referred to as swollen glands. This can occur with infections or cancers. Infections of the throat such as mononucleosis or tonsillitis are often associated with enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. Ringing in the ears can be related to medication side effects Meniere's disease or exposures to loud noises, among other causes. If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of a doctor.

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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