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76 Possible Causes for Cough, Lip Cyanosis, Respiratory Muscle Weakness

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    (cyanosis) seen in them. [14] The hypoxia and fluid retention leads to them being called "Blue Bloaters."[] Cough and sputum production (symptoms of bronchitis) are common in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).[] […] or fingernail beds (cyanosis) Frequent respiratory infections Lack of energy Unintended weight loss (in later stages) Swelling in ankles, feet or legs People with COPD are[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    That f/V T had a strong, inverse relationship to peak negative esophageal pressure also may reflect the influence of muscle weakness. acute lung injury acute respiratory distress[] Cyanosis (blue skin, lips, and nails caused by lack of oxygen to the tissues) is often seen.[] […] with Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP); a 38 years old Caucasian female with HIV-HCV infection and L. pneumophila pneumonia; a 24 years old Caucasian male with fever, cough[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    , or gums ( cyanosis ) pronounced neck veins inability to tolerate exercise Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale can lead to severe fluid retention which, in turn, can[] Respiratory muscle weakness is an uncommon cause of chronic respiratory failure and a rare cause of cor pulmonale.[] We report the case of a 40-year-old woman who died after 3 days of progressive dyspnea, cough, and pulmonary hypertension.[]

  • 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[] Individuals with respiratory illnesses tend to have weak diaphragms because of difficulty breathing. Lie down on your back with your knees bent.[] Lung cancer is usually presented with cough, dyspnea, pain and weight loss, which is overlapping with symptoms of other lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis.[]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    You may develop other signs of COPD such as cyanosis (bluish discolouration of the lips and skin).[] When combined with poor ciliary function, distal airway occlusion, ineffective cough, respiratory muscle weakness and reduced peak expiratory flow clearing secretions is extremely[] The cough and the amount of sputum increase as the disease progresses.[]

  • Tetanus

    Pregnant women especially need Tdap vaccine because of the protection it provides against whooping cough.[] Whooping cough is spread by coughing or sneezing.[] Pertussis ( whooping cough ) is caused by highly contagious bacteria that live in the mouth, throat and nose of an infected person.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    NI can lead to respiratory insufficiency from central hypoventilation, gastroesophageal reflux, impaired cough, oromotor dysfunction and dysphagia, and respiratory muscle[] Pink-colored to red sputum (hemoptysis) Bluish tinge of the lips, fingers and/or toes (cyanosis) Causes Aspiration pneumonia is unlikely to arise in a healthy person who is[] We present a case of a female who presents with weight loss, cough and radiological findings of aspiration pneumonia and achalasia.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    The main clinical manifestations of poliomyelitis are weakness, decreased muscle tone, and hyporeflexia.[] Sneezing or coughing also spreads the virus. Your child is most contagious immediately before any symptoms show up and soon after they appear. Is poliomyelitis common?[] ‘Infectious diseases such as whooping cough, encephalitis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, rabies, tetanus, syphilis, and botulism rarely are seen now but can cause vocal cord[]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    Hypokalemia can contribute to the respiratory muscle weakness of the patients and an eventual worsening of the respiratory failure.[] The heart rate is usually over 120 per minute, the pulse may be very weak and the lips and fingernail beds may be blue (cyanosis).[] High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[]

  • Asbestosis

    (" cyanosis "), and failure of the right side of the heart ("cor pulmonale").[] […] complications) Anemia Muscle weakness Fever Shortness of breath is a common early warning sign for both conditions.[] Immunoblastic lymphadenopathy was diagnosed in a 71-year-old white man who had weakness, with weight loss, fever, cough, and generalized lymphadenopathy.[]

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