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how do you diagnose laryngeal edema with stridor

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Unknown: This must be very scary, unsettling and frustrating . Unfortunately most cases are of unknown cause once medicines and allergic triggers are ruled out ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Vocal cord: Your problem is likely from irritant vocal cord dysfunction when your vocal cord closes up when irritated. I often associate this problem with acid re ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Specialist: Are you seeing an Immuno/allergy specialist and have they determined what triggers this response? That needs to be done. The response you are describi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Need workup: Strider is not normal and usually means structural abnormality of airway at your age. You should consult ENT physician with physical exam, possibly e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Without : Without examining him, it is hard to say what his rash could be and whether it is related to his episode of stridor. Rashes can be very tricky to dia ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux prevention: One of the most common reasons why both of these occur is due to reflux. Stomach juice leaving the stomach coming up into the throat can cause swellin ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Often requires emerg: emergency care if breathing is compromised. For this reason steroids are usually given. On the other hand if you mean in the context of "a mild cold" ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Several potentials: Edema in this area could be caused by several conditions, such as a clavicle fracture, a trapezius sprain/strain, an upper lung lesion, cervical radic ... Read More
A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Highly unlikely: The vocal folds are behind the skin, the platysma muscle, and the thyroid cartilage. It is highly unlikely that an ice pack would reduce the swelling ... Read More
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