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Stridor: Introduction

Stridor: Noisy breathing such as wheezing. See detailed information below for a list of 695 causes of Stridor, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Stridor:

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

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Causes of Types of Stridor:

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Stridor: Symptom Checker

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Stridor Treatments

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Message Boards for Stridor

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Stridor: Animations

Stridor: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stridor

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Stridor: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Stridor

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Stridor: Related Rare Diseases

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Stridor: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Stridor listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Stridor:

A whistling sound when breathing (usually heard on inspiration); indicates obstruction of the trachea or larynx
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Stridor:

The list of organs typically affected by Stridor may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Stridor

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How Common are these Causes of Stridor?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stridor. Of the 695 causes of Stridor that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 684 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stridor:

The following list of conditions have 'Stridor' 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: Stridor:

The following list of medical conditions have Stridor 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 Stridor Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Stridor?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Stridor, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Stridor:

    Upper airway obstruction
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Stridor:

    Subtypes of Stridor:

    Wheezing (764 causes), Stertorous breathing (31 causes), Expiratory wheeze (19 causes), Wheezing on exertion (1 cause), Asthma-like reaction (2 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Stridor:

    Wheezing (764 causes), Breath sound symptoms (759 causes), Breathing difficulties (2922 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), Lung sound symptoms (743 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stridor:

    Wheezing (764 causes), Croupy, Noisy breathing, Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Foreign body in throat, Larynx condition, Trachea condition, Pulmonary edema (72 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Respiratory infection, Common cold (712 causes), Croup (17 causes)

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