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14 Possible Causes for Choking, Facial Petechiae

  • Bordetella Pertussis

    […] the real microbe it represents, as well as information about it. 69.95 21.90 19.95 79.00 69.00 69.00 29.95 15.95 18.95 11.95 Special offers and product promotions WARNING: CHOKING[amazon.com] The child chokes, gasps and flails the extremities, with eyes bulging and watering and face reddened. There is frequently post-cough vomiting.[patient.info] […] vomiting Several rapid coughs followed by a whooping sound as the person inhales; affected adults may cough but not whoop, and infants may have trouble breathing and may choke[labtestsonline.org]

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

    Abstract Traumatic asphyxia is an uncommon syndrome of craniocervical cyanosis, facial petechiae, and subconjunctival hemorrhages following severe crush injury to the thorax[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient recovered full neuro-cognitive function within 24 hours and reported that she had been assaulted and choked by the throat.[westjem.com] While the facial petechiae per se are of little consequence, the attendant injuries to other organ systems can be serious and even fatal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asphyxia

    […] and conjunctival petechiae at autopsy Fractures of hyoid bone, tracheal cartilage, cervical vertebrae are rare; hemorrhage in neck muscles also rare Hyoid fractures are more[pathologyoutlines.com] When a death is due to choking, one must consider what conditions contributed to or predisposed the person to choking (eg. alcohol, drugs and physical and mental impairments[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The woman ingested a whole sole (Solea solea), which caused a very rapid death by choking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hanging, Strangulation or Suffocation

    […] and conjunctival petechiae at autopsy Fractures of hyoid bone, tracheal cartilage, cervical vertebrae are rare; hemorrhage in neck muscles also rare Hyoid fractures are more[pathologyoutlines.com] The links with child development Food is the most common cause of choking.[makingthelink.net] His recommendation is that MRI be done in patients who are awake but report a loss of consciousness during the strangulation episode or have facial or conjunctival petechiae[epmonthly.com]

  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    petechiae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] such as aspirin or warfarin . [1] It may also be caused by heavy lifting, vomiting , or even rubbing one's eyes too roughly. [2] In other cases, it may result from being choked[en.wikipedia.org] In other cases, it may result from being choked or from straining. Also, it can result as a minor post-operative complication in eye surgeries such as LASIK.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Glossitis

    petechiae, conjunctivae hemorrhage and hemorrhagic bullae in the oral mucous membrane occur in primary deficiency of platelets.[doi.org] […] or fear of choking and delayed swallowing of food localized at the cricoid area of the neck.[nejm.org] Orofacial petechiae, conjunctivae hemorrhage, nose-bleeding, spontaneous and post-traumatic gingival hemorrhage and prolonged post-extraction bleeding are common orofacial[doi.org]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] coughing, holding breath, vomiting or crying, which can result in facial petechiae, especially around the eyes.[en.wikipedia.org] Sunburn, childbirth, weightlifting [2] Gua Sha , a Chinese treatment that scrapes the skin High-G training Hickey Asphyxiation Choking Game Oral sex [3] Non-infectious conditions[en.wikipedia.org] Causes [ edit ] Physical trauma [ edit ] Coughing, holding breath, vomiting, crying - The most common cause of petechiae is through physical trauma such as a hard bout of[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Narcolepsy

    Petechiae were observed on the soft palate, and facial edema was noted.[web.archive.org] Some people may also feel pressure or a sense of choking. Sleep paralysis may accompany other sleep disorders such as narcolepsy.[web.archive.org] Breathing is not affected but a sense of choking may be reported. Injury from falls is rare because the paralysis comes on over a few seconds.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Malnutrition

    Post-vomiting facial petechiae – tiny red, purple, or brown spots due to breakage of small blood vessels and bleeding into the skin.[dermnetnz.org] […] increase nutrient losses, polypharmacy, decreased thirst response, decreased ability to concentrate urine, intentional fluid restriction because of fear of incontinence or choking[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Eventually the naysayers and the bureaucrats will choke you to death, and you won't be able to get permission for more of these efforts."[theatlantic.com]

  • Anemia

    Physical examination shows pallor, pale conjunctivae, scattered facial petechiae, tachycardia, and a flow murmur. There is no scleral icterus.[aafp.org] The giant bottle of massive prenatal vitamins I purchased was wasted, as I was only able to choke down two of the pills total.[health.com]

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