Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Swollen Glands in the Neck
So far you have indicated that the swollen glands in your neck are most likely enlarged lymph nodes and you do not have symptoms of a throat infection.
Lymph node swelling in the neck with persistent hoarseness or with problems swallowing raises concern about a more serious throat condition.
Do you have hoarseness or problems swallowing that have persisted for more than three weeks?