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What increases my risk for stridor?

Being a child puts you at risk for developing stridor. Children's air passages are narrower. They are more likely to develop a blockage that causes stridor.

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For which health problems is stridor a symptom?
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Stridor is not a disease itself but is a symptom of a health problem. The causes fall into three cat...
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What factors affect the treatment of stridor?
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Several factors affect the treatment of stridor. The cause of the symptom and the severity of the ca...
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How does stridor occur in the body?
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Stridor occurs when the upper part of the respiratory system, including the windpipe and sinuses, is...
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What do I need to know about caring for someone with stridor?
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If you care for someone with stridor, you should consult a physician to diagnose the underlying heal...
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