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Throat pain

Throat pain: Introduction

Throat pain: The occurrence of pain which is located in the throat. See detailed information below for a list of 85 causes of Throat pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Throat pain:

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

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Causes of Types of Throat pain:

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Throat pain: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Throat pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Throat pain 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 pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Throat pain

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Throat pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Throat pain

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Throat pain: Related Rare Diseases

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Throat pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Throat pain

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

How Common are these Causes of Throat pain?

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 pain. Of the 85 causes of Throat pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Throat pain:

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

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

    Medical Conditions associated with Throat pain:

    Sore throat (512 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 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 pain:

    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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