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Throat infection

Throat infection: Introduction

Throat infection: A condition which is characterized by an infection which is located in the throat. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Throat infection, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Throat infection:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Throat infection

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Throat infection: Symptom Checker

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Throat infection Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Throat infection:

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

Throat infection: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Throat infection

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Throat infection: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Throat infection

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Throat infection: Related Rare Diseases

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Throat infection: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Throat infection:

An infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Throat infection

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

How Common are these Causes of Throat infection?

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 infection. Of the 13 causes of Throat infection that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Throat infection:

The following list of conditions have 'Throat infection' 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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Causes of Throat infection Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Throat infection 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 Throat infection:

    Medical Conditions associated with Throat infection:

    Sore throat (512 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Throat infection:

    Sore throat (512 causes), Red throat (44 causes), Difficulty swallowing (702 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Pharngitis, Tonsillitis (17 causes), Post nasal drip (41 causes), Laryngitis (23 causes), Salt water gargling, Antibiotics, Diphtheria, Infectious mononucleosis

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