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14 possible causes of "Swollen lymph nodes, Sore thr..."
Symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Throat irritation
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • Postnasal drip
1. Pharyngitis
Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx-the back of the throat. This can cause a sore throat, as well as scratchiness in the throat and difficulty swallowing. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center...
Symptoms:
  • Neck lump
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
2. Strep Throat
Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. This common condition is caused by group A streptococcus bacteria . Strep throat can affect children and adults of all ages...
Symptoms:
  • Stridor
  • Neck lump
  • Earache
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of appetite
3. Tonsillitis
Tonsils are the two lymph nodes located on each side of the back of your throat. They function as a defense mechanism, helping to prevent infection from entering the rest of your body. When the tonsils themselves becom...
Symptoms:
  • Stridor
  • Throat irritation
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • Airway obstruction
4. Laryngitis
Laryngitis occurs when the voice box or vocal cords become inflamed from overuse, irritation, or infection. It can be short or long term. The inflammation that causes laryngitis can be tied to a variety of conditions...
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Neck lump
  • Groin lump
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • Seizures
5. Infectious Mononucleosis
Infectious mononucleosis, often called "mono," is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It typically occurs in teenagers, but you can get it at any age. The virus is spread through saliva, which is why some peopl...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Eye redness
  • Fever
6. Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious illness that causes heart problems in children. It is a form of a condition called vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels). The blood vessels include arteries, veins, an...
Symptoms:
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Perianal rash
  • Pain
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
7. Acute HIV Infection
Acute HIV infection is also known as primary HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome. This condition occurs within the first two to four weeks after someone is infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. It i...
Symptoms:
  • Neck lump
  • Dementia
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Groin lump
  • Loss of appetite
8. AIDS
HIV causes progressive failure of the immune system, making the body far more susceptible to infections and cancer.
Symptoms:
  • Hair loss
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Weight loss
  • Mouth ulcers
9. Syphilis
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It is caused by a type of bacteria known as Treponema pallidum. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2006, more than 36,000 cases of syphilis wer...
Symptoms:
  • Tired
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Sore throat
  • General weakness
10. Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis is an infection that is caused by a parasite. This parasite, called Toxoplasma gondii, can be found in cat feces and in undercooked meat, especially venison, lamb, and pork. Toxoplasmosis can be deadly fo...

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