Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sore Throat and Difficulty Swallowing 36 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 36 conditions that can cause Sore Throat and Difficulty Swallowing.

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There are 8 common conditions that can cause Sore Throat and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Bacterial Pharyngitis
  2. Cervical Lymphadenitis
  3. Enlarged Tonsils
  4. Laryngitis
  5. Pharyngitis
  6. Reflux Esophagitis
  7. Tonsillitis
  8. Viral Pharyngitis
There are 5 somewhat common conditions that can cause Sore Throat and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Herpangina
  3. Herpes Gingivostomatitis
  4. Mouth or Tongue Injury
  5. Streptococcal Tonsillitis
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Sore Throat and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Candidal Esophagitis
  2. Esophageal Spasm
  3. Swallowed Foreign Body
  4. Xerostomia
There are 19 rare conditions that can cause Sore Throat and Difficulty Swallowing.
  1. Barrett's Esophagus
  2. Botulism
  3. CMV Esophagitis
  4. Epiglottitis
  5. Esophageal Cancer
  6. Herpes Esophagitis
  7. Laryngeal Cancer
  8. Mouth Cancer
  9. Mumps
  10. Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  11. Peritonsillar Abscess
  12. Pharyngeal Cancer
  13. Polio
  14. Rabies
  15. Relapsing Polychondritis
  16. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  17. Scleroderma
  18. Throat Cancer
  19. Thyroid Cancer

Last Updated: Oct 27, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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