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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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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)
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