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.
Dengue fever causes a high fever and at least two of the following symptoms: headache, muscle, bone and joint pain, nausea, vomiting, pain behind the eyes, swollen glands and rash.
It informed the public that the biting intensity of mosquitoes is "highest two hours after sunrise and two hours before sunset." WHO said dengue has the following symptoms: High fever of 40Celsius/104Farenheit Severe headache Pain behind the eyes Muscle and joint pains Nausea Vomiting Swollen glands Rash It, however, warned that "there is no treatment for dengue.
Symptoms include muscle ache, pain in the swollen glands and weakness.
The first signs of HIV infection may be swollen glands and flu-like symptoms.
Its symptoms include sore throat, low fever, and swollen glands in the neck.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dengue symptoms include 'severe headache, pain behind the eyes, muscle and joint pains, nausea, vomiting, swollen glands or rash.'
But she claims GPs at Pontllanfraith Health Centre, on this occasion, did not refer her and instead said the lump could have been caused by swollen glands, the flu or even stress.
After initial treatment at the emergency department for deep cuts or severe burns, those injured should monitor their wounds, checking for redness, increased pain, pus, swollen glands, and fever, which can be signs of infection.
These usually manifest themselves as a sore throat, headache, swollen glands and a high temperature of 38.3degC (101degF) or above.
London [U.K.], 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.