Allergies can cause swollen glands or lymph nodes, according to WebMD. They can also cause a host of other symptoms, some of them serious. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Allergies

Glands in the neck become swollen when the patient is suffering from a bacterial infection such as tonsillitis or strep throat, when a tooth infection or mouth sores are present, and as a result of viral infections such ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some causes of swollen neck glands are tonsillitis, strep throat, sores in the mouth or infected teeth, according to WebMD. Other causes include mononucleosis, Hodgkin's disease or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Autoimmune dise... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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The glands, or lymph nodes, in the neck swell when the body is fighting off an illness or an infection, such as cold or sore throat, according to WebMD. Lymph nodes can also swell in response to an injury or a bug bite, ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Lymph glands, or lymph nodes, normally have a pea size, according to WebMD. These lumps of tissue consist of white blood cells and exist in various parts of the body. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Multiple chemical sensitivity is the term that refers to a condition in which a number of subjective symptoms reportedly affect individuals as a result of coming into contact with chemicals, physical agents or biologic e... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Allergies

Allergies can be treated with antihistamines, decongestants, prescription steroids and other drugs, according to WebMD. Allergy shots are also available and are very helpful, though the full treatment can take years. Whi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Allergies