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What can affect my tracheomalacia?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
Forceful exhalation: Breathing out too forcefully can make the effect of tracheomalacia worse ... Also weight gain that causes the fat in the mediastinum around the trachea can compress the trachea more ...
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