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What increases my risk for stridor?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

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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