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Should I talk to my doctor about my stridor symptom?

Yes, you should contact a physician if you suspect you are experiencing stridor. Because this could be a symptom of a serious health problem, the cause needs to be identified as quickly as possible so appropriate treatment can be administered. Causes can range from congenital abnormalities to croup to a neck fracture.

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Are there alternative treatments for stridor?
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Alternative treatments of stridor depend on the underlying cause. Stridor caused by croup can be tre...
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How do I manage stridor on a daily basis?
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For children with croup-related stridor, steam treatments and cool mist vaporizers can be used daily...
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What are the treatment options for stridor?
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The appropriate treatment for stridor varies, depending on the cause of the symptom. If there is swe...
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What is stridor?
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Stridor refers to a musical-like, high-pitched sound or a gasping sound made when breathing. Stridor...
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