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1,818 Possible Causes for Choking

  • Panic Attacks

    […] palpitations, chest pain (or chest tightness), sweating, nausea, dizziness (or slight vertigo), hyperventilation, paresthesias (tingling sensations), vomiting, and sensations of choking[] Symptoms may include: racing heart sweating shortness of breath or feelings of choking dizziness feeling numb or tingling sensations fear of going crazy fear of dying queasy[]

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

    To report a case of afatinib-related bilateral ulcerative keratitis. An 85-year-old female patient on treatment with afatinib for non-small-cell lung carcinoma presented with progressive redness, pain, and decreased vision in both eyes. Four weeks before the onset of symptoms, afatinib therapy had been commenced[…][]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    […] measure of the incidence of dying from AP or choking among patients with stroke.[] Subsequently, 80 % of the participants agreed on the risk indicators dysphagia, choking incident, (history of) tube feeding, neurological disease and cognitive impairment[] In this report, a 40-year-old woman who took liquid propolis for relief of her common cold experienced severe sore throat, dysphagia, and easy choking followed by fever and[]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Abstract Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) is a rare syndrome which is seen in early childhood. Five different types are described. Absence of pain and self-mutilation are characteristic findings of this syndrome. Teeth in the oral cavity can cause damage to the oral tissues and tongue. When it[…][]

  • Throat Cancer

    “I have a phobia of choking. I’m just doing the best I can, taking it day by day.” And she’s giving her life a healthy overhaul.[] Pain and palliative care specialists develop plans to manage a person's pain, difficulty eating, choking on secretions, and other troublesome symptoms.[]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Article First Online: 22 December 2010 Abstract Peritonsillar abscesses (PTA) are polymicrobial infections, with a diverse aerobic and anaerobic flora. The aim of the present study is to compare bacteriologic culture results from patients with PTA to those from patients undergoing elective tonsillectomy (clinically[…][]

  • Breath-Holding Spell

    Choking – while choking can be a life-threatening emergency, most episodes of choking aren’t.[] What to do during a breath-holding spell Keep your child safe by rolling her onto her side and checking her mouth for food or objects she could choke on.[] Also, don't put anything in your child's mouth because it could make him choke or vomit.[]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    You choke, rather than gag, when food goes down the trachea, a problem with a ready antidote: the Heimlich maneuver. But you can’t Heimlich something in your food tube.[]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Surgical interventions such as placing a feeding tube may have to be performed if the patient can no longer swallow properly and are at risk of choking.[] Patients display poor articulation, dysphagia, difficulty to choke or incontrollable laughter. Aspiration is likely, leading to increased possibility of pneumonia.[] When the symptoms progress to disability, there is a high risk of choking and aspiration (breathing food or liquids into the lungs), which can lead to severe pneumonia and[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    In addition, the symptoms of choking on liquids are improved, and the utility of 30 mL water swallow test was improved with grade 2.[] Choking - lorazepam sublingually can quickly relieve choking episodes. Dyspnoea - if severe and prolonged, is an indication for subcutaneous morphine.[] Other symptoms are difficulty eating, drooling, dysarthria, dysphonia, choking events with meals, nasal regurgitation of fluids or pulmonary aspiration.[]

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