In-depth

Causes

Huntington's disease

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a condition of muscle weakness caused by a breakdown in communication between nerves and muscles. Treatments can help relieve muscle weakness.

Strep throat

Strep throat is a bacterial throat infection. It typically causes a very sore throat and is treated with antibiotics.

Complications

Guillain-Barre syndrome

Limited scleroderma (CREST syndrome)

Pneumonia

Premature birth

Risk factors

Panic attacks and panic disorder

Symptoms

Nausea and vomiting

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Esophageal manometry

Upper endoscopy

X-ray

Oct. 15, 2014