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    1. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....read more »
    2. Chemical poisoning -- Acetic Anhydride
     Acetic Anhydride is a chemical used mainly in various industrial processes as well as the production of pharmaceutical products such as aspirin and acetyl salicylic acid. It is also used in the production of heroin. Ingestion and other exposures to the ch...read more »
    3. Chemical poisoning -- Chlorine
     Chlorine is a chemical used mainly in bleaches, water disinfectants and in pulp mills. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. Chlorine is very corrosive and extensive damage to body tissues can result. The type and sever...read more »
    4. Chemical poisoning -- Nitric Acid
     Nitric Acid is a chemical used mainly as a cleaning agent for food and dairy equipment, in explosives, metal etching, in liquid fuel rockets and as a laboratory reagent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type an...read more »

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Results: 319 causes of Choking OR Throat swelling

    1. Acute mountain sickness
     A condition that occurs when an un-acclimatized person climbs to high altitudes....more »
    2. Adam and Eve poisoning
     The Adam and Eve plant is a herb with heart-shaped leaves found in Europe. The plant contains a poisonous chemical called calcium oxalate crystals which can cause a variety of symptoms if ingested. Eye exposure can also cause symptoms due to the abrasive ...more »
    3. Adenoiditis
     Infection of the adenoids in the nasal-throat region...more »
    4. Adult Panic-Anxiety Syndrome
     A psychiatric disorder involving anxiety and panic attacks that occur for no obvious reason....more »
    5. Airway Obstruction
     A blockage in the breathing tubes. The blockage can occur for many different reasons such as tumors, severe allergic reaction, bacterial infections, foreign bodies or trauma. The degree of obstruction will determine how seriously breathing is impaired....more »
    6. Allergenic cross-reactivity
     Studies have indicated that a significant number of people with certain allergies will also have allergic responses to other allergens which have a similar protein. For example patients allergic to birch pollen will often have allergies to plant foods suc...more »
    7. Allergic asthma
     Allergic asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and is triggered by exposure to an allergen. Upon exposure to the allergen, the airways become constricted and inflamed which affects breathing. The severity of symptoms is variable. This form of a...more »
    8. Anaphylaxis
     A rare, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....more »
    9. Angina
     A special type of chest pain....more »
    10. Antihypertensive drug allergy
     Taking antihypertensive drugs (blood pressure-lowering drugs) can cause an allergic response in some people however this is considered rare. It involves the body's immune system overreacting to the drug. The type and severity of symptoms can vary consider...more »

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