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Your throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for throat is pharynx.

Throat problems are common. You've probably had a sore throat. The cause is usually a viral infection, but other causes include allergies, infection with strep bacteria or the upward movement of stomach acids into the esophagus, called gastric reflux.

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  1. Throat Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for throat is pharynx. Throat problems are ...
  2. Viral croup; Laryngotracheobronchitis - acute; Spasmodic croup ... Croup may be caused by: Viral infection (most common) Bacterial infection Allergies Breathing in something that irritates ...
  3. Croup (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... Conditions > Chest & Lungs > Croup Treatment Health Issues Listen Croup Treatment Article Body What is croup and how is it treated? Croup is a ... in the fall and winter months. Types of croup Viral croup This is the most common type ...
  4. Croup (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    About Croup Croup is a condition that causes an inflammation of the upper airways — the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). ... when a child cries. Did your child have croup? Most cases of croup are caused by viruses, ...
  5. Croup (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    MENU Return to Web version Croup Overview What is croup? Croup is an infection usually caused by a virus. It causes the trachea (windpipe) and larynx (voice ...
  6. ... Disorders Disorders of Nutrition Drugs Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Eye Disorders Fundamentals Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders ... in Children Incontinence in Children Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders in Children Eye Disorders in Children Bone Disorders ...
  7. ClinicalTrials.gov: Croup From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  8. Bacterial Nasal Infections (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    ... Table Index In This Topic Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Nose and Sinus Disorders Bacterial Nasal Infections Back ... Disorders Disorders of Nutrition Drugs Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Eye Disorders Fundamentals Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders ...
  9. External Otitis (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    ... Table Index In This Topic Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Outer Ear Disorders External Otitis Causes Symptoms Diagnosis ... Disorders Disorders of Nutrition Drugs Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Eye Disorders Fundamentals Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders ...
  10. Laryngoceles (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    ... Table Index In This Topic Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Mouth and Throat Disorders Laryngoceles Back to Top Helpful Resources First Aid ... Disorders Disorders of Nutrition Drugs Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Eye Disorders Fundamentals Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders ...
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