Signs of a partially blocked windpipe include:
The choking rescue procedure (Heimlich maneuver) is not recommended when the above signs are present. A cough will often dislodge the food or object and relieve the symptoms. If coughing does not relieve your symptoms, contact your doctor for evaluation.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David Messenger, MD|
|Last Revised||July 11, 2011|