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Stridor in infants: Stridor in infants refers to an infant who makes an abnormal high-pitched breathing noise when breathing, generally due to an obstruction of the upper airway. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Stridor in infants, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Stridor in infants:
Infant health symptoms (2900 causes), Breath sound symptoms (759 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes), Lung sound symptoms (743 causes)
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