Post Nasal Drip, Sore Throat, Swollen Tonsils And Tender Glands

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

These symptoms can occur in several different conditions that can lead to severe sore throat, including viral sore throat, tonsillitis, and mononucleosis. Postnasal drip from sinus infections may also cause these symptoms. Tender glands (enlarged lymph nodes) are most strongly associated with mononucleosis but can be seen with other conditions. If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of your 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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