Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Choking and Difficulty Swallowing 32 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 32 conditions that can cause Choking and Difficulty Swallowing.

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Choking and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Reflux Esophagitis
There are 6 somewhat common conditions that can cause Choking and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Dental Abscess
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Endemic Goiter
  4. Mouth or Tongue Injury
  5. Stroke
  6. TIA
There are 8 uncommon conditions that can cause Choking and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Achalasia
  2. Alzheimer's Disease
  3. Esophageal Diverticulum
  4. Esophageal Spasm
  5. Multiple Sclerosis
  6. Parkinson's Disease
  7. Sialadenitis
  8. Swallowed Foreign Body
There are 17 rare conditions that can cause Choking and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  2. Cerebral Palsy
  3. Chagas Disease
  4. Cleft Palate
  5. Epiglottitis
  6. Esophageal Cancer
  7. Esophageal Perforation
  8. Esophageal Stricture
  9. Laryngeal Cancer
  10. Ludwig's Angina
  11. Muscular Dystrophy
  12. Myasthenia Gravis
  13. Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  14. Peritonsillar Abscess
  15. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  16. Scleroderma
  17. Thyroid Cancer

Last Updated: Feb 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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