Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Problem Breathing and Severe Difficulty Swallowing 37 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 37 conditions that can cause Problem Breathing and Severe Difficulty Swallowing.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Problem Breathing and Severe Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Enlarged Tonsils
  2. Food Allergies
There are 7 somewhat common conditions that can cause Problem Breathing and Severe Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Chest Injury
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Endemic Goiter
  4. Hyperthyroidism
  5. Mouth or Tongue Injury
  6. Neck Injury
  7. Panic Attacks
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Problem Breathing and Severe Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  2. Multiple Sclerosis
  3. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  4. Swallowed Foreign Body
There are 24 rare conditions that can cause Problem Breathing and Severe Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Amyloidosis
  2. Aortic Rupture
  3. Botulism
  4. Chagas Disease
  5. Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  6. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  7. Dermatomyositis
  8. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  9. Epiglottitis
  10. Hereditary Angioedema
  11. Laryngeal Cancer
  12. Ludwig's Angina
  13. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  14. Mitral Stenosis
  15. Muscular Dystrophy
  16. Myasthenia Gravis
  17. Periarteritis Nodosa
  18. Polio
  19. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  20. Scleroderma
  21. Snakebite
  22. Tetanus
  23. Throat Cancer
  24. Tick Paralysis

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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