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Throat diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Throat cancer (Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tonsil) | myVMC

Throat cancer or squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil is a part of cancers of the head and neck

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Diphtheria - myDr.com.au

Diphtheria is an infectious disease, which usually affects the upper respiratory tract. Onset of respiratory diphtheria is gradual, with symptoms such as mild fever, sore throat, fatigue and hoarse voice.

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Betadine Sore Throat Gargle | myVMC

Betadine Sore Throat Gargle contains povidone-iodine a microbial antiseptic that kills bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, yeast and spores.

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) – nose, throat and lungs | Consumer Info | Medical Info | NPS MedicineWise

Learn what you can do about respiratory tract infections (RTIs) - from colds, flu and sore throat to pneumonia.

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Streptococcal infection - group A - Better Health Channel

Streptococcal infection ? group A can cause sore throats (pharyngitis), scarlet fever or impetigo (school sores).

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Tonsillitis symptoms and treatment

Tonsillitis is a bacterial infection which causes sore throat, swollen tonsils and white pus on the tonsils. Antibiotics may be prescribed as treatment.

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Gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms - myDr.com.au

Heartburn is the most noticeable of several symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).

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Pharynx Cancer (Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Pharynx) | myVMC

Pharynx cancer or Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Pharynx is an uncommon cancer. It is 25 times more likely in people who smoke tobacco.

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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a serious disease that makes it hard to breathe or swallow. It is caused by a toxin (poison) made by bacteria.

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Common cold - myDr.com.au

Read about the symptoms and treatment of the common cold, a highly infectious viral infection usually lasting about a week.

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