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Throat clearing

Throat clearing: Introduction

Throat clearing: Clearing of the throat (and the sounds that result). See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Throat clearing, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Throat clearing:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Throat clearing. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Throat clearing: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Throat clearing

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Misdiagnosis and Throat clearing

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Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and...read more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed...read more »

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Throat clearing: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Throat clearing:

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Detailed list of causes of Throat clearing

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How Common are these Causes of Throat clearing?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Throat clearing. Of the 16 causes of Throat clearing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Throat clearing:

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Causes of Throat clearing Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Throat clearing based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Throat clearing?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Throat clearing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

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    Medical Conditions associated with Throat clearing:

    Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Throat clearing:

    Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Reflux, Difficulty swallowing (702 causes), Sore throat (512 causes), Habitual, Pharngitis, Tonsillitis (17 causes), Post nasal drip (41 causes), Laryngitis (23 causes)

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