In the medical field screech refers to a particular noise acute of breath due to the presence of an obstruction in the airways. Occurs during the phase of inspiration, if the obstruction is located in the larynx (" stridor" and can occur with or without breathing difficulties) and the stage of exhalation, if the obstruction is in bronchial ("stridor” usually it is noisy and involves difficulty breathing).

There are different pathologies of the larynx that may be associated with the presence of stridor: laryngitis, polyps, and tumors. The stridor may also be caused by other medical conditions such as goiter, allergic reactions (which may cause, for example, an acute edema of the glottis) and tetanus. The stridor is usually caused by compression to load the trachea or inhalation of foreign bodies.

The symptoms that may characterize the screech are: a feeling of "air hunger", choking, fatigue, exhaustion.


What is the therapy for scrape?

The following diseases may be associated with scrape:

  • Acne
  • Respiratory allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Goiter
  • Laryngitis
  • Polyps of the larynx
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Tetanus
  • Tracheitis
  • Cancers of the larynx

 Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for scrape?

Since the medical conditions associated with stridor are many and different from each other, to identify the appropriate treatment, it is essential diagnose the disease that is the basis of the disorder. You should not underestimate the presence of stridor, which can be a sign of important medical conditions (tetanus, neoplasms, anaphylaxis, etc.).


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of scrape?

In case of stridor, it is always good to consult your doctor or the emergency room.