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Pharyngitis: Introduction

Pharyngitis: Inflammation of the pharynx. See detailed information below for a list of 46 causes of Pharyngitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pharyngitis:

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

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Causes of Types of Pharyngitis:

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Pharyngitis: Symptom Checker

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Pharyngitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Pharyngitis may include:

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Stories from Users for Pharyngitis

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Pharyngitis: Animations

Medications or substances causing Pharyngitis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Pharyngitis 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.

Pharyngitis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pharyngitis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pharyngitis

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Pharyngitis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pharyngitis

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common more »

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 persistent cough may 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 early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with more »

Pharyngitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pharyngitis

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Pharyngitis: Related Rare Diseases

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Pharyngitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Pharyngitis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Pharyngitis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Pharyngitis:

Inflammation of the throat.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Inflammation of the throat.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Pharyngitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Pharyngitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pharyngitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pharyngitis. Of the 46 causes of Pharyngitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 42 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pharyngitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Pharyngitis' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Pharyngitis:

The following list of medical conditions have Pharyngitis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Causes of Pharyngitis Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Pharyngitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pharyngitis:

    Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Pharynx symptoms (20 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pharyngitis:

    Sore throat (512 causes), Red throat (44 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Hoarseness (417 causes), Dysphagia (194 causes), Odynophagia (118 causes), Hoarseness of voice, Fever (2274 causes), Upper respiratory tract infections, Antibiotics

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