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Throat ulcers

Throat ulcers: Introduction

Throat ulcers need to be distinguish from other ulcers, such as mouth ulcers, tongue ulcers, etc., and other causes of sore throat or swallowing difficulty. Throat ulcers need prompt professional medical attention....more »

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Causes of Throat ulcers:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Throat ulcers

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Throat ulcers: Symptom Checker

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Throat ulcers Treatments

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Stories from Users for Throat ulcers

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Message Boards for Throat ulcers

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Throat ulcers: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Throat ulcers

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Misdiagnosis and Throat ulcers

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, 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 more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This more »

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 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, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with 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). 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 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 more »

Throat ulcers: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Throat ulcers

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Throat ulcers: Related Rare Diseases

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Throat ulcers: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Throat ulcers:

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

Detailed list of causes of Throat ulcers

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

How Common are these Causes of Throat ulcers?

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 ulcers. Of the 19 causes of Throat ulcers that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Throat ulcers:

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

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Throat ulcers?

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

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

    Classifications of Throat ulcers:

    Medical Conditions associated with Throat ulcers:

    Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Throat ulcers:

    Sore throat (512 causes), Pain swallowing (118 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Oral thrush (10 causes), Aphthous ulcers, Behcet's syndrome (2 causes), Vitamin B12 deficiency, Folate deficiency (18 causes), HIV infection, Diphtheria, Peritonsillar abscess (7 causes)

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