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Severe croup-like breathing difficulty

Severe croup-like breathing difficulty: Introduction

Severe croup-like breathing difficulty: also known as laryngotracheobronchitis. Croup is characterized by a harsh "barking" cough and sneeze, inspiratory stridor (a high-pitched sound heard on inhalation), nausea/vomiting, and fever. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Severe croup-like breathing difficulty, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Severe croup-like breathing difficulty: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Severe croup-like breathing difficulty

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,...read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of the most common...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis...read more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Severe croup-like breathing difficulty

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How Common are these Causes of Severe croup-like breathing difficulty?

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  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Severe croup-like breathing difficulty:

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Causes of Severe croup-like breathing difficulty Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Severe croup-like breathing difficulty:

    Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Croup-like symptoms (1 cause), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Severe croup-like breathing difficulty:

    COPD, Asthma (320 causes), Bronchietasis, Acute epiglottitis (9 causes), Foreign body, Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Tension pneumothorax, Cystic fibrosis

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