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Pain swallowing: Pain related to the action of swallowing. See detailed information below for a list of 118 causes of Pain swallowing, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Pain swallowing.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
Home medical tests possibly related to Pain swallowing:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Pain swallowing, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Real-life user stories relating to Pain swallowing:
Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Pain swallowing or relevant symptoms:
Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Pain swallowing. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Pain swallowing as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pain swallowing may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Pain swallowing:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Pain swallowing. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Read more about causes and Pain swallowing deaths.
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or misdiagnosis of multiple...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or GERD. Other...read more »
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Pain swallowing as a symptom include:
Difficulty in swallowing.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
The list of organs typically affected by Pain swallowing may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Pain swallowing mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pain swallowing. Of the 118 causes of Pain swallowing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Pain swallowing' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pain swallowing based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pain swallowing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Pain swallowing:
Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Swallowing difficulty (702 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Pain swallowing:
Difficulty swallowing (702 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Sore throat (512 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Oral pain (146 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Odynophagia (118 causes), Dysphagia (194 causes), Globus pharyngius, Oesophageal cancer, Pharyngeal cancer, Pharngitis, Tonsillitis (17 causes)
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