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24 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Hoarseness, Intermittent Dysphagia

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[] A persistent regurgitation of the acid into the throat and back of the mouth particularly at night may lead to a persistent dry cough.[] An increasing amount of evidence indicates that gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a contributing factor to hoarseness, throat clearing, throat discomfort, chronic[]

  • Esophagitis

    In adults, the most common presenting symptoms are intermittent dysphagia and dyspepsia. 4, 5 In children, the presentation is more variable with symptoms such as regurgitation[] Food leaked up from his stomach at night giving a feeling of queasiness and an irritating, persistent, dry cough.[] Symptoms may include: Cough Difficulty swallowing Painful swallowing Heartburn (acid reflux) Hoarseness Sore throat Treatment depends on the cause.[]

  • Food Allergy

    Only two patients had intermittent dysphagia. The average dysphagia score decreased from 2.1 to 0.3 ( P 0.002).[] cough Odd taste in mouth Severe symptoms may include one or more of the following Swelling of the lips, tongue, and/or throat that blocks breathing Trouble swallowing Shortness[] Signs of this reaction include: • Hoarseness, throat tightness or a lump in the throat • Wheezing, chest tightness or trouble breathing • Tingling in the hands, feet, lips[]

  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Intermittent esophageal dilation, typically in an “on-demand” fashion for recurrent symptoms of dysphagia, is also a possible maintenance strategy.[] . • Dysphagia (Difficulty swallowing) • Dry cough, hoarseness of voice • Occasionally, nausea • Regurgitation of food or sour liquid (acid reflux) • Common symptoms in children[] Your symptoms could include a dry cough, asthma symptoms, or trouble swallowing. Anyone, including infants and children, can have GERD.[]

  • Laryngeal Contact Ulcer

    Voice patients who complain of chronic or intermittent hoarseness, "a lump in the throat" (globus pharyngeus), difficulty in swallowing (cervical dysphagia), excessive throat[] Symptoms include throat irritation, dry cough, and voice change.[] Symptoms of laryngeal contact ulcers include varying degrees of hoarseness and mild pain with phonation and swallowing.[]

  • Voice Overuse

    Voice patients who complain of chronic or intermittent hoarseness, "a lump in the throat" (globus pharyngeus), difficulty in swallowing (cervical dysphagia), excessive throat[] Spongia tosta : Larynx feels dry, burning, constricted, tickling. Early stages of croup. May be accompanied by dry barking cough.[] Airway emergencies and hoarseness Hoarseness may be a feature of laryngeal obstruction - so can be a warning of impending airway obstruction.[]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    The clinical features commonly seen in the patients of esophageal carcinoma include the following: Progressive dysphagia: Dysphagia in esophageal carcinomas is at first intermittent[] In addition symptoms may include pain when swallowing, a hoarse voice, enlarged lymph nodes around the collarbone, a dry cough, and possibly coughing up or vomiting blood.[] Herein, we present a rare case of a 44-year-old male patient with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus associated with the clinical symptoms of progressive dysphagia and hoarseness[]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[] cough.[] Reflux-related symptoms - eg, heartburn, regurgitation, cough and hoarseness.[]

  • Pericarditis

    […] fever Dyspnea / tachypnea Cough and dysphagia Malignancy associated pericarditis: fever, night sweats, and weight loss are common Diagnosis Initial evaluation includes a[] cough,loss of appetite,loss of weight Tuberculosis can give rise to pericarditis with the spread of the organism History of tuberculosis/ chronic dry cough,loss of appetite[] Hoarseness of voice. How is pericarditis diagnosed? You may need any of the following tests: Chest x-ray: This is a picture of your lungs and heart.[]

  • Pharyngeal Disease

    Dysphagia Where is the obstruction? True dysphagia or sensation of lump. Weight loss usually accompanied with carcinomas due to swallowing difficulties.[] Caffeine, alcohol, antihistamines, and menthol containing cough drops all have a drying effect and should be avoided. Avoid tobacco.[] There may be hoarseness , and some roaring in the ears or temporary deafness, from closure of the Eustachian tubes.[]

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