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Can Croup Lead To Other Breathing Problems Like Asthma
Croup: Croup is caused by the parainfluenza virus most of the time and causes swelling around the vocal cords in the throat which results in a distinctive cough. Asthma is a disease of the lungs, and although flare ups are sometimes triggered by viruses they do not cause it. Some viruses, like RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), can cause damage to the lungs resulting in asthma-like symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many possibilities : Including: pneumonia, chronic lung disease, bronchitis, copd, bronchiolitis, cheat trauma, epiglottis, lung cancer, pulmonary edema, pleurisy, pulmonary embolism, throat trauma, heart attack, neuromuscular disorders, anaphylaxis, high altitude, obesity, organ failure, sepsis, shock, severe ascites, cardiac arrthymias, pericarditis, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, etc. ...Read more
What does it feel like to have major respiratory conditions such as sleep apnea, asthma, or any other respiratory conditions?
Sleep Apnea: Some symptoms of sleep apnea include: loud and chronic snoring choking, snorting, or gasping during sleep long pauses in breathing daytime sleepiness, no matter how much time you spend in bed waking up with a dry mouth or sore throat morning headaches restless or fitful sleep insomnia or nighttime awakenings going to the bathroom frequently during the night waking up feeling out of breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sinus or nose problem cause symptoms similar to chronic bronchitis? Excessive mucus n unable to breathe deeply?
Possibly...: Sinus problems can lead to bronchospasm which can result in shortness of breath. You may cough mucous from post-nasal drip. The treatment, however, includes nasal sprays as well as inhalers to control the bronchospasm. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In too high a dose: Benzodiazepines are vastly safer than barbiturates and barbiturate-like drugs because their activities stop at the upper part of the brain and do not, in therapeutic doses, extend to the respiratory centers in the midbrain. Together with alcohol, opiates, other depressant drugs, and in very high doses (or iv) they can and do cause problems, even without copd. Normally, in usual doses, they don't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Definitely!: when you are sick , tired, fatigued, lack of sleep with breathing problem on top of allergies,side effects of meds, life becomes miserable! Just laying around , weak - nothing appeals to you. So the answer is YES!!! Take charge of your health , see your doctor make sure there are no other causes for libido concerns , take your meds , get up and going , life is good. ...Read more
Yes...: Difficulty breathing can be due to very serious and even life-threatening disorders. Some of these disorders also have fever associated with them. If a person is short of breath they need to see a doctor urgently even if that means going to the nearest er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Emergency: Anyone who has trouble breathing should seek immediate medical care regardless of the cause. This situation can become life threatening very quickly. If necessary call 911 or have someone drive you to the er of a hospital or a 24\7 medical facility. To answer your question, an infection in the mouth can cause swelling resulting in trouble breathing. People have died from these types of situations. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can gastroparesis cause breathing problems, ie a feeling of congestion, shortness of breath? If so, what can be done to ease this problem?
Is it possible to tell if i'm having an anxiety or asthma attack, as i know both cause shortness of breath, wheezing, etc?
See your doctor: These symptoms require an evaluation in real-time by your doctor. ...Read more
An abscess tooth untreated for many years can cause bodily infections, but can it cause asthma-like symptoms (excessive mucus, airway constriction) ?
It is a possibility: The bacteria from an infected gums travels through the blood stream to other areas/organs of the body can cause bacteremia (bacteria in the blood) can also make you generally ill, effect any body system and cause cause asthma-like symptoms. Regular dentist visits can do more than keep your smile attractive, it may prevent general health problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can withdrawal from many psych drug cause trouble breathing, catching breath, lowering of heart rate? Can it be from moving teeth or deconditioning
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