Symptom: Swallowing difficulty


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Swallowing difficulty: Difficulty or pain when swallowing
Detailed cause information for symptom: Swallowing difficulty:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Swallowing difficulty (93 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Swallowing difficulty (60 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Swallowing difficulty (5 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Swallowing difficulty: pain swallowing (9)
    Symptoms related to Swallowing difficulty: pain swallowing (9), swallowing symptoms (60), sore throat (60), throat symptoms (120), tongue symptoms (40)
    Swallowing difficulty type of: Swallowing symptoms (60)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

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

    Conditions listing symptoms: Swallowing difficulty: The following list of conditions have 'Swallowing difficulty' 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.

    A

  • Achalasia ... difficulty swallowing
  • Adult SMA ... difficulty swallowing
  • Alzheimer's Disease ... difficulty swallowing
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... difficulty swallowing
  • Anemia ... difficulty swallowing
  • Ataxia Telangiectasia ... difficulty swallowing

    B

  • Botulism food poisoning ... difficulty swallowing

    C

  • Cancer ... Difficulty swallowing
  • Chemical pneumonia ... gagging
  • Chiari Malformation ... difficulty swallowing
  • Classic childhood ALD ... dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Cleft palate ... difficulty swallowing
  • Corticobasal Degeneration ... dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Croup ... difficulty swallowing
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... gagging

    D

  • Dermatomyositis ... dysphagia, difficulty swallowing
  • Diphtheria ... difficulty swallowing

    E

  • Esophageal atresia ... inability to swallow, coughing when trying to swallow
  • Esophageal diverticulum ... difficulty swallowing
  • Esophageal stricture ... difficulty swallowing, pain swallowing
  • Esophagitis ... difficulty swallowing, pain swallowing
  • Esophagus Cancer ... Difficulty swallowing, progressive difficulty swallowing, pain swallowing

    F

  • Food allergies ... trouble swallowing

    G

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ... trouble swallowing
  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... difficulty swallowing

    H

  • Herpes stomatitis ... difficulty swallowing, pain on swallowing
  • HIV/AIDS ... painful swallowing, difficult swallowing
  • Huntington's Disease ... difficulty swallowing

    I

  • Inclusion Body Myositis ... Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
  • Iron deficiency anemia ... difficulty swallowing
  • Irritable bowel syndrome ... difficulty swallowing

    L

  • Laryngitis ... difficulty swallowing

    M

  • Machado-Joseph Disease ... difficulty swallowing
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... impaired swallowing
  • Mobius syndrome ... difficulty swallowing
  • Motor neuron diseases ... difficulty swallowing
  • Mumps ... pain swallowing
  • Myasthenia Gravis ... difficulty swallowing

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... difficulty swallowing
  • Niemann-Pick disease ... difficulty swallowing

    O

  • Oral cancer ... Difficulty swallowing, pain swallowing

    P

  • Parkinson's Disease ... difficulty swallowing
  • Pharyngitis ... difficulty swallowing, pain swallowing
  • Polio ... difficulty swallowing
  • Progressive Spinobulbar muscular atrophy ... dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... dysphagia (swallowing difficulties)

    Q

  • Quinsy ... difficulty swallowing

    R

  • Rabies ... difficulty swallowing

    S

  • Scleroderma ... difficulty swallowing
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome ... swallowing difficulties
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... swallowing difficulty
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type I ... swallowing difficulties
  • Sprue ... difficulty swallowing

    T

  • Tay Sachs ... unable to swallow
  • Tetanus ... difficulty swallowing
  • Thyroid cancer ... Difficulty swallowing
  • Tonsilitis ... pain on swallowing
  • Trichinosis ... difficulty swallowing

    W

  • Wallenberg's Syndrome ... difficulty swallowing

    Z

  • Zellweger Syndrome ... difficulty swallowing
    Conditions listing complications: Swallowing difficulty: The following list of conditions have 'Swallowing difficulty' or similar listed as a 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.

    A

  • Autonomic neuropathy ... swallowing difficulty

    D

  • Diabetic neuropathy ... Swallowing difficulty

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... difficulty swallowing

    S

  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... difficulty swallowing
  • Stroke ... swallowing problems


    Last revised: Nov 3, 2003

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