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Swallowing symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Swallowing symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Swallowing symptoms: swallowing difficulty, Pain swallowing, Phlegm symptoms, Nasal regurgitation of food, Constant difficulty in swallowing, Dysphagia, Dysphagia due to achalasia cardia, Dysphagia due to esophagitis or other types.

Swallowing symptoms: Problems with the ability to swallow. See detailed information below for a list of 664 causes of Swallowing symptoms, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Swallowing symptoms:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Swallowing symptoms

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Causes of Types of Swallowing symptoms:

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Swallowing symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Swallowing symptoms

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Message Boards for Swallowing symptoms

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Swallowing symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Swallowing symptoms

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Swallowing symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Swallowing symptoms

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria that more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that 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, 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 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 symptoms of celiac disease). A variety 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. more »

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Swallowing symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Swallowing symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Swallowing symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Swallowing symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Swallowing symptoms

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

How Common are these Causes of Swallowing symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swallowing symptoms. Of the 664 causes of Swallowing symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 12 causes are "common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 6 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 21 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 633 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swallowing symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Swallowing symptoms' 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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  • Ulcer ... Dysphagia, Difficulty swallowing





Conditions listing medical complications: Swallowing symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Swallowing symptoms 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 Swallowing symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Swallowing symptoms 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?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Swallowing symptoms?

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

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

    Classifications of Swallowing symptoms:

    Subtypes of Swallowing symptoms:

    Swallowing difficulty (702 causes), Pain swallowing (118 causes), Phlegm symptoms (18 causes), Nasal regurgitation of food (1 cause), Constant difficulty in swallowing (4 causes), Dysphagia (194 causes), Dysphagia due to achalasia cardia (1 cause), Dysphagia due to esophagitis (6 causes), Dysphagia due to quinsy (4 causes), Dysphagia in children (39 causes), Enlarged tonsils (17 causes), Intermittent difficulty in swallowing (5 causes), Odynophagia in children (18 causes), Odynophagia similar to that in achalasia cardia (10 causes), Odynophagia similar to that of Barrett's oesopahgus (11 causes), Peritonsillar abcess, Peritonsillar abscess (7 causes), Severe tonsillitis (5 causes), Tonsillitis (17 causes), Edematous tonsils (6 causes), Reddened tonsils (8 causes), Tonsillar biopsy (1 cause), Tonsillar enlargement as in case of acute leukemia (6 causes), Tonsil symptoms (24 causes), Sucking and swallowing difficulty in children (51 causes), Erythematous tonsils (6 causes), Sudden onset of swallowing difficulties in children (15 causes), Sudden onset of quinsy (5 causes), Sudden onset of odynophagia (11 causes), Sudden inflammation of tonsils (5 causes), Sudden onset of dysphagia (12 causes), Chewing difficulty (22 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Swallowing symptoms:

    Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Swallowing symptoms:

    Swallowing difficulty (702 causes), Pain swallowing (118 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Phlegm symptoms (18 causes), Nasal regurgitation of food (1 cause)

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