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

Esophageal manometry is a test that may be used to help diagnose disorders of the esophagus or to prepare for esophageal surgery.

Upper endoscopy

Find out what to expect during your endoscopy exam.

X-ray

Oct. 15, 2014

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