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Suffocation

Suffocation: Introduction

Suffocation: The death of an individual due to a lack of oxygen. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Suffocation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Suffocation: Symptom Checker

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Suffocation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Suffocation

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Misdiagnosis and Suffocation

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Suffocation: Related Rare Diseases

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Suffocation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Suffocation:

A pathological condition caused by lack of oxygen, manifested in impending or actual cessation of life.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Killing by depriving of oxygen
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Suffocation

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How Common are these Causes of Suffocation?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Suffocation:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Suffocation:

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What are the alternative names for Suffocation:

Asphyxiation
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Suffocation:

Choking (130 causes), Breathing difficulties (2922 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Suffocation:

Choking (130 causes), Accidental death, Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Chemical poisoning, High altitude pulmonary edema

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