Swollen glands symptom guide

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Swollen glands symptom guide
 
Swollen glands can be an indication of a number of possible conditions. The following list of symptoms will help to narrow down the cause.  Note: this is only a guide and is not a replacement for medical examination and advice.
 
 
Symptoms   
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Irritable
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Loss of appetite
  • Low-grade fever
  • Body aches
Likely Cause        Cold
 

Symptoms   
  • Severe cold symptoms (See Cold above) come on abruptly
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Dry cough       
  • Possible fever
  • Possible vomiting
  • Headache
  • Body aches
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
  • Wheezing 
Likely Cause        Flu
 

Symptoms    
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Swollen, bright red tonsils sometimes flecked with white
Likely Cause         Viral tonsillitis
 

Symptoms 
  • Tonsils are swollen, bright red, and may be flecked with white
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Swollen glands in the neck under the jaw and under the ear
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
Likely Cause         Strep throat
 
 
Symptoms    Fever higher than 37.8 degrees Celsius 
  • Ear ache
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fluid in the ear
Likely Cause        Ear Infection


Symptoms   
  • Swelling around upper or lower jaw
  • Pain in a tooth or around mouth
  • Bad breath
  • Fever
Likely Cause        Tooth infection
 
 
Symptoms   
  • Fever
  • Bad breath
  • Painful sores inside mouth
  • Inflamed gums
  • Lack of interest in eating or drinking
  • May be dehydrated
  • May have swollen glands in neck
Likely Cause         Gingivostomatitis
 
 
Symptoms   
  • Sore, bite, boil, or red area on arm with swollen glands in armpits
  • Sore, bite, boil, or red area on leg with swollen glands in groin
  • Warm area of skin
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Chills
Likely Cause        Bacterial skin infection
 
 
Symptoms   
  • Large tender, firm, warm swelling on one side of the neck, which may become red
  • Fever
Likely Cause         Cervical adenitis
 
 
Symptoms   
  • Itchy red ring(s) that are scaly on the outside and smooth in the center
  • Rings may grow larger
  • Can look like dandruff or bald spots on scalp
Likely Cause        Ringworm
 

Symptoms   
  • Swelling and soreness in the area below ears and along jaw line
  • May appear on one or both sides of face
  • Fever
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Earache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
Likely Cause        Mumps


Symptoms   
  • Cough
  • Weight loss
  • Exposure to an adult with tuberculosis
  • Fever
  • Painless swelling in glands
Likely Cause        Tuberculosis
 
 
Symptoms    
  • Chronically swollen, tender glands in neck, head, and under arms, especially if child has been bitten or scratched by a cat on hand or arm
  • Mild fever
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Poor appetite
Likely Cause        Cat scratch disease

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