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Airway obstruction

Airway obstruction: Introduction

Airway obstruction: airway obstruction is a blockage of the upper airway, which can be in the trachea, laryngeal (voice box), or pharyngeal (throat) areas or involve the bronch. See detailed information below for a list of 40 causes of Airway obstruction, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Airway obstruction:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Airway obstruction. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Airway obstruction

Home Diagnostic Testing and Airway obstruction

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Causes of Types of Airway obstruction:

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Airway obstruction: Symptom Checker

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Airway obstruction Treatments

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Airway obstruction: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Airway obstruction may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Airway obstruction

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Airway obstruction: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Airway obstruction

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Airway obstruction: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Airway obstruction

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Airway obstruction: Related Rare Diseases

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Airway obstruction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Airway obstruction

The list below shows some of the causes of Airway obstruction mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Airway obstruction?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Airway obstruction. Of the 40 causes of Airway obstruction that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Airway obstruction:

The following list of conditions have 'Airway obstruction' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Airway obstruction:

The following list of medical conditions have Airway obstruction 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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Causes of Airway obstruction Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Airway obstruction based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Airway obstruction:

    Medical Conditions associated with Airway obstruction:

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

    Symptoms related to Airway obstruction:

    Chronic bronchitis (19 causes), Emphysema, Breathing difficulty (2922 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Airway obstruction

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