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Choking: Sensation of blockage or inability to breathe. See detailed information below for a list of 130 causes of Choking, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Choking.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Choking, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Choking. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Choking may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Choking. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Choking may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Choking mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Choking. Of the 130 causes of Choking that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Choking' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Choking or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Choking based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Choking, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Choking:
Medical Conditions associated with Choking:
Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breathing difficulties (2922 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Choking:
Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Noisy breathing, Cyanosis (439 causes), Inhaled foreign body, Swollen larynx, Laryngo-tracheitis, Pneumothorax (61 causes), Collapsed lung, Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Epiglottitis (14 causes), Tracheo-esophageal fistula, Larynx tumor
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