Sore Throat Medical Conditions
Below is a list of potential medical conditions this symptom could be a sign of.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common cause of many types of infections of the respiratory system (lungs and breathing passages), including: Common Cold Bronchitis Bronchiolitis Pneumonia Croup What is Respiratory Syncytial Virus?
Tularemia is a rare bacterial infection that can be deadly. Governments have studied its use as a germ-warfare weapon...What is Tularemia?
A neck sprain is stretching and/or tearing of the soft tissues of the neck. This including muscles, tendons, and ligaments...What is Neck Sprain?
Chickenpox is a viral infection. It is highly contagious. It creates a widespread itchy rash. In some, the infection can also cause serious complications...What is Chickenpox?
Botulism is a potentially deadly illness that is caused by a toxin produced by a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum ...What is Botulism?
HIV and AIDS (AIDS) is an illness that weakens the body's immune system...What is AIDS?
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a chronic, debilitating disorder. It affects your brain and multiple parts of your body...What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS?
Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Viral upper respiratory infections come in every degree of severity and cause symptoms in the ears, sinuses, throat, and nose...What is Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections?
Eating disorders are serious disturbances in eating behavior, such as extreme and unhealthy reduction of food intake or severe overeating...What is Eating Disorders?
Pharyngitis is the swelling and inflammation of the pharynx. The pharynx is the back of the throat, including the back of the tongue...What is Pharyngitis/Tonsillopharyngitis?