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Epiglotitis: Introduction

Epiglotitis: Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Epiglotitis is available below.

Symptoms of Epiglotitis

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Epiglotitis: Deaths

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Epiglotitis: Complications

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Causes of Epiglotitis

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Disease Topics Related To Epiglotitis

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Epiglotitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Epiglotitis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an 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 more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are more »

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Prognosis for Epiglotitis

Prognosis for Epiglotitis: Can be dangerous and even fatal but recovery is usual with treatment.

Prevention of Epiglotitis

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Definitions of Epiglotitis:

Inflammation of the epiglottis. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the epiglottis; characterized by fever and a severe sore throat and difficulty in swallowing - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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