Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. This common condition is caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria.
Tonsillitis can occur at any age and is a common childhood ailment. It is most often diagnosed in children from preschool age through their midteens.
Acid reflux symptoms are caused when stomach contents flow up from the stomach back into the esophagus, causing symptoms like heartburn, stomach pain, and burping.
Esophagitis is inflammation of the esophagus. Acid reflux or certain medications can cause the condition. Symptoms include sore throat or heartburn.
Oral thrush is an infection caused by the Candida albicans fungus. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of oral thrush.
Sore throats are a common symptom caused by infections or environmental factors. We help you out with the causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor.
Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the lining of the esophagus, which is the muscular tube responsible for moving food from the throat…
CMV (cytomegalovirus) esophagitis is an infection of the esophagus. A common virus triggers it.
Herpes esophagitis is caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). The infection can cause some chest pain and difficulty swallowing.
Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that affects the throat and nose. Get the facts on causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Temporal arteritis occurs when the temporal arteries, which supply blood to the head and brain, become inflamed or damaged.
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