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Epiglottitis: Introduction

Epiglottitis: is the inflammation of the epiglottis and is a medical emergency. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Epiglottitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Epiglottitis:

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

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Common Causes of Epiglottitis

Causes of Types of Epiglottitis:

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Epiglottitis: Symptom Checker

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Epiglottitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Epiglottitis may include:

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Epiglottitis: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Epiglottitis

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Epiglottitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Epiglottitis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Epiglottitis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Epiglottitis:

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)

Detailed list of causes of Epiglottitis

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

How Common are these Causes of Epiglottitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Epiglottitis. Of the 14 causes of Epiglottitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Epiglottitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Epiglottitis' 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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Classifications of Epiglottitis:

Medical Conditions associated with Epiglottitis:

Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Epiglottitis:

Epiglottitis (14 causes), Supraglottitis, Inflammation of the epiglottis, Sudden airway obstruction, Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine, H influenzae, Haemophilus influenzae type b

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