swollen glands

swollen glands

A misnomer. ‘Swollen glands’ are LYMPH NODES enlarged by inflammation or by infiltration with parasites or cancer. Inflammation of lymph nodes is called lymphadenitis.
References in classic literature ?
He'd had the quinsy and swollen glands when he was young, he told me, and it had left him with a weak throat, and a hesitating, whispering fashion of speech.
These usually manifest themselves as a sore throat, headache, swollen glands and a high temperature of 38.
January 27 (ANI): A sore throat and swollen glands might be symptoms of a cold or fever, but they can also be symptoms of deadly cancer.
Early signs include a sore throat, a headache, a high temperature, swollen glands in the neck and being sick.
Symptoms include a sore throat, headache, high temperature, being sick, swollen glands and a distinctive pink rash.
WHO continues to advise the public to seek a medical expert if they have signs of dengue like high fever, severe headache, pain behind the eyes, muscle and joint pains, nausea, vomiting, swollen glands and/or rash.
She is separated from the boys' father, Jose Moreno, 47, Her nightmare began when Abraham, known as Ab, went to the doctor with swollen glands in February.
It is now a herbal treatment for skin eruptions, scrofulous eczema, psoriasis, pemphigus (itching fluid filled blisters), swollen glands, piles, appendicitis, and lumps in the breast, mastitis, topical ulcers, boils, burns and slow healing wounds.
Flu-like symptoms, such as fever and swollen glands
NOBODY likes a sore throat, and some can be particularly painful, especially when accompanied by horribly swollen glands and a raging fever - which can be tell-tale signs of dreaded glandular fever.
He noted that symptoms of late-stage HIV infection might include blurred vision, diarrhea, dry cough, fever, night sweats, shortness of breath, white spots on the tongue or mouth, permanent tiredness, weight loss, and swollen glands that may last for weeks.
The 40-year-old was left in shock when he went to the doctor with persistent swollen glands in January and was told he had cancer.