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1,444 Possible Causes for Asthma, Gagging

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    These symptoms may include vomiting, gagging, coughing, and trouble breathing.[] What is asthma?[] Normal activity is encouraged during the study, and a diary is kept of symptoms experienced, or activity that might be suspicious for reflux, such as gagging or coughing.[]

  • Smoke Inhalation Injury

    If the patient has an alteration of consciousness or loss of the gag reflex, intubation is indicated for airway protection and to provide 100% oxygen.[] We report two subjects without previous evidence of asthma in whom wheeze, breathlessness and bronchial hyperresponsiveness occurred following an acute smoke inhalation injury[] Abstract Smoke-inhalation injury may range from lethal effects of entrapment in a burning closed structure to a minor exacerbation of preexisting asthma or bronchitis following[]

  • Foreign Body Aspiration

    RESULTS: Penetration syndrome (sudden onset coughing, choking and gagging) (89.2%) and decreased breath sounds (86.5%) were the most common clinical features.[] Bronchial foreign body vs. asthma. Chest. 1989;96:509–11. ... 2. Lloyd-Thomas AR, Bush GH. All that wheezes is not asthma. Anaesthesia. 1986;41:181–5. 3.[] Glycosaminoglycans (GAG) accumulate in musculoskeletal system, connective tissues.[]

  • Inhalation of Phosgene Gas

    We would blow the charge and un-sweat the compresor. 9 times out of 10 you would get a face full of phosgene and gag the hell out of ya.[] Hazardous substances that irritate the airways can cause asthma attacks in people with asthma.[] Irritant-induced asthma is sometimes seen after acute occupational exposure.[]

  • Drowning

    They might also start being sick as a result of inflammation and sometimes a lack of oxygen due to persistent coughing and gagging.[] Asthma and intellectual disabilities were under-represented in the drowning cohort.[] In our experience, spontaneous pneumothorax, chemical pneumonitis, bacterial or viral pneumonia, head injury, asthma, heart attack, and chest trauma have been misattributed[]

  • Laryngeal Obstruction

    Cannot be used in awake patients, as it causes them to gag and potentially vomit.[] While most individuals with asthma can be controlled with current therapies, 5-10% of patients have difficult-to-control/refractory asthma.[] There may also be paroxysmal coughing, gagging or choking, hoarseness, wheezing, tachycardia and other signs of respiratory distress.[]

  • Toxic Effect of Chlorine Gas

    […] on children with asthma.[] As with all irritant gases, the airway injuries caused by chlorine gas may result in clinical manifestations similar to those of asthma.[] He had a history of mild childhood asthma, which had resolved at the age of 5 years.[]

  • Nitrogen Tetroxide Exposure

    For ingestion, rinse mouth and administer 5 ml/kg up to 200 ml of water for dilution if the patient can swallow, has a strong gag reflex, and does not drool.[] Patients whose previously undocumented asthma-like symptoms persisted for 3 months after exposure to N2O4 had methacholine challenge testing.[] Answer In general, individuals with asthma are expected to be more responsive to short-term exposure to inhaled agents, when compared to individuals without asthma.[]

  • Aspiration of Gastric Contents

    Certain medical conditions, especially those which affect the ability to swallow or the gag reflex significantly increase the risk of aspiration.[] Mays EE: Intrinsic asthma in adults. Association with gastroesophageal reflux.[] Influencing Factors Long term use of nasogastric feeding tubes Tracheostomy Poor oral motor skills, depressed cough and gag reflexes Dysphagia Delayed gastric emptying Colectomy[]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    – Facial drooping, facial paralysis – Tendency of the mouth to hang open (often associated with saliva drooling) – Dysphagia, also difficulty in chewing, swallowing, and gagging[] […] pyridostigmine) is contraindicated in mechanical intestinal or urinary obstruction, and particular caution should be used in its administration to patients with bronchial asthma[] The gag reflex is often absent and such patients are at risk for aspiration of oral secretions.[]

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