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189 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure, Cough, Lip Cyanosis

  • Asthma

    (very pale or blue coloring in the face, lips, fingernails) Rapid movement of nostrils Ribs or stomach moving in and out deeply and rapidly Expanded chest that does not deflate[] In acute respiratory failure, the bronchial tubes are completely blocked.[] CVA is characterized by a persistent, dry cough. Cough-variant asthma can lead to full-blown asthma flares that include the other more common symptoms.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia has established a state-of-the-art program dedicated to ARDS: the Center for Acute Respiratory Failure .[] Cyanosis (blue skin, lips, and nails caused by lack of oxygen to the tissues) is often seen.[] […] chest pain Less common Acute eosinophilic pneumonia Fever, cough, diffuse infiltrates, increased eosinophils on bronchoalveolar lavage Hypersensitivity pneumonitis Acute[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    respiratory acidemia. 90-93 This mode is used in the treatment of acute respiratory failure of many causes, including COPD.[] (cyanosis) seen in them. [14] The hypoxia and fluid retention leads to them being called "Blue Bloaters."[] These include the following: Coughing every day over a period of months. Smokers often refer to this as "smoker's cough."[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    respiratory failure requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation.[] This includes blue appearance of the nail beds or lips (cyanosis).[] Cough medicines: These agents help in managing sore throat and other discomforts by reducing the continuous coughing.[]

  • Drowning

    Surfactant therapy for acute respiratory failure after drowning: two children victim of cardiac arrest. Resuscitation . 2009 Sep. 80(9):1088-9. [Medline] .[] Coughing. Persistent coughing or coughing associated with increased work of breathing needs to be evaluated. Increased "work of breathing."[] Surfactant therapy for acute respiratory failure after drowning: two children victim of cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2009 ;80: 1088 - 1089 49.[]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    (blue lips, nail beds, and sometimes skin due to lack of oxygen in the tissue) clubbing of the fingers (enlarged fingertips) Pulmonary fibrosis can lead to several severe[] This was thought to be due predominantly to reduced hospitalisations for acute exacerbation and/or worsening respiratory function.[] Most patients also have a chronic cough; however, the symptoms of this disease are very non specific and can be shared with many other lung and heart problems.[]

  • Atelectasis

    These include hypoxaemia, reduced lung compliance, pulmonary infections, and acute respiratory failure.[] The medicine used during surgery to make you sleep can decrease or stop your normal effort to breathe and urge to cough.[] respiratory failure may occur.[]

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism

    Most AFE deaths occur due to the following: sudden cardiac arrest excessive blood loss acute respiratory distress multiple organ failure According to the AFE Foundation ,[] Those patients who do survive enter the second phase of AFE, the hemorrhagic phase, which is often accompanied by severe shortness of breath, shivering, coughing, vomiting[] Hypoxia causes myocardial capillary damage and pulmonary capillary damage, left heart failure, and acute respiratory distress syndrome.[]

  • Pneumonia

    Complications of pneumonia include: Sepsis Respiratory Failure Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Lung Abcess Treatment Options If your health care provider determines[] Cough medicine – do not suppress the cough during the day. Your child needs to cough it up.[] Complications may include: Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). This is a severe form of respiratory failure. Lung abscesses.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Acute respiratory failure: Acute respiratory failure occurs when fluid builds in the air sacs in your lungs.[] People with COPD do have strong coughs, but as their immune system weakens with age, it becomes less able to fight off infection.[] Some people will develop acute respiratory failure, which can be fatal.[]

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