High temperature and Swollen glands in neck

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the nose and throat.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • High temperature
  • Sore throat
  • White spots on tonsils
  • Shivering or rigors
  • Difficulty speaking

More information on Diphtheria is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Glandular Fever

Glandular fever is a type of viral infection that mostly affects young adults.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • High temperature
  • Aching muscles all over body

More information on Glandular Fever is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare condition that mainly affects children under the age of five.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • Feeling irritable
  • Mouth soreness

More information on Kawasaki disease is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Rubella

Rubella (german measles) is a viral infection that's now rare in the UK.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Cough
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • Pain in more than one joint

More information on Rubella is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.