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Throat swelling

Throat swelling: Introduction

Throat swelling: Swelling of the mucus membrane lining of the throat - usually due to an allergic response. See detailed information below for a list of 200 causes of Throat swelling, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Throat swelling:

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

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Causes of Types of Throat swelling:

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Throat swelling: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Throat swelling:

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

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Throat swelling: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Throat swelling

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 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 more »

Throat swelling: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Throat swelling: Related Rare Diseases

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Throat swelling: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Throat swelling

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

How Common are these Causes of Throat swelling?

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 swelling. Of the 200 causes of Throat swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Throat swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Throat swelling' 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: Throat swelling:

The following list of medical conditions have Throat swelling 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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Classifications of Throat swelling:

Subtypes of Throat swelling:

Enlarged adenoids (7 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Throat swelling:

Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory 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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