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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
It would be: reasonable to be seen by an ENT or Pulmonary specialist in order to define the exact nature of your upper airway obstruction. Then appropriate interve ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stridor: Stridor is when there is swelling at or just above the larynx causing obstruction to inhalation. Stertor is when the tongue or upper throat tissues ca ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Multiple: Choking, laryngospasm, and epiglottis is can all cause acute upper airway obstruction that is severe!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience in Anesthesiology
Trick question?: Choking, epiglottis?
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes!: An endotracheal tube is one of the ways that upper airway obstruction can be managed in an emergency, because it goes into the windpipe (trachea) and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
See below: Do you wheeze at times? Find it difficult to exhale? Cough, especially with exposures or exertion? Get a spirometry, or pfts, though they may not be n ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Airway obstruction: Airway obstruction is anything that blocks the airway and impairs breathing. It can be mucous, a foreign body, a mass or growth, airway collapse, ir ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes and more so: Depends on which kind of obstruction you mean. There is intrinsic, inside the airway(larynx, trachea, bronchus) and extrinsic which is compression of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION: The toddler will show difficulty breathing, shortness of breath or gasping for air. He will be restless and become cyanotic and if nobody notice the p ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Difficult to say: taken out of context, but it probably means you have slight case of asthma.

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