Pharyngitis/tonsillopharyngitis Medical Conditions
Below is a list of potential medical conditions this symptom could be a sign of.
Tularemia is a rare bacterial infection that can be deadly. Governments have studied its use as a germ-warfare weapon...What is Tularemia?
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) refers to a combination of symptoms that results from toxins produced by an infection with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria...What is Toxic Shock Syndrome?
Throat cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in an abnormal way in the throat. The throat is the hollow tube that runs from behind the nose and mouth, down the neck, to the opening of the esophagus and windpipe...What is Throat Cancer?
Smallpox is a viral infection. It is contagious and can be deadly. The disease was eliminated worldwide...What is Smallpox?
Mumps is a viral infection. The infection causes fever and swelling of the parotid glands. Because of the mumps vaccine , this condition is not as common as it once was in the US...What is Mumps?
Measles is viral infection. It is highly contagious. It causes fever, cough, and a rash. It was once a common childhood illness...What is Measles?
Laryngitis is swelling of the mucous membrane of the larynx (voicebox). This swelling usually involves the vocal cords, and leads to hoarseness or even complete loss of voice...What is Laryngitis?
HIV and AIDS
HIV is a virus that attacks white blood cells called helper T cells (CD4). These cells are part of the immune system...What is HIV and AIDS?
The flu (also called influenza) is an infection. It affects the respiratory system. It can cause mild to severe illness, and sometimes it can lead to death...What is Seasonal Influenza?
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder. People who have it eat very large amounts of food (binging) and many also use inappropriate means to rid their bodies of the food (purging)...What is Bulimia Nervosa?