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353 Possible Causes for Decreased Oxygen Saturation, Dry Cough, Dull Chest Pain, Dyspnea

  • Pneumonia

    A 67-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of dry cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 59-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presented with dry cough, low-grade fever, and progressive dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had chest pain and a dry cough for 3 weeks, was dull at the left base clinically, and had left lower zone consolidation on chest radiography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was admitted to clinic with a 2-week history of dyspnoea, dry cough and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Subjects with dry cough (n 14) had lower C5 values during infection than both baseline and recovery, and lower C2 values during infection than recovery; in these subjects,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This definition reads, “oxygen saturation decreased to In collaboration with the participating centers, the authors (a priori) defined those events that seemed directly related[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Tachypnea and dyspnea are also signs of lower respiratory involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com] cough.[time-to-run.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Shortness of breath, especially with exertion Anxiety or apprehension Cough : Usually, this cough is dry, but it may be associated with blood.[emedicinehealth.com] oxygen saturation (red blood cells that do not have oxygen molecules attached to them) Decreased blood pressure: hypotension (hypo low tension pressure) The condition progresses[medicinenet.com] The patient suffered dyspnea after undergoing the injection laryngoplasty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some people with pulmonary embolism may also experience chest pain that is: Sharp and stabbing Worse as you breathe deeply On one side or underneath the breastbone Dull, aching[health.ucsd.edu]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    cough Raynaud’s phenomenon (chalky white or dusky blue fingers that may be painful and can sometimes be provoked by the cold) In advanced stages of pulmonary hypertension[phassociation.org] […] to keep oxygen saturations to a goal of greater than 90 % and to decrease hypoxic vasoconstriction.[uscjournal.com] A 57-year-old woman complained of dyspnea and was subsequently diagnosed with HPS and PoPH caused by congenital portosystemic shunts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough, sometimes with blood Blue lips or fingers Who’s More Likely to Have It?[webmd.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    We hereby report a case of a very rare presentation of tuberculosis (TB) in a patient who presented with a dry cough and significant weight loss for 3 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms at presentation were constitutional (85.7%; 30/35), dyspnea (60.6%; 20/33), and cough (54.5%; 18/33).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] chest pain, tightness, or discomfort [4] Dyspnea [4] Haemoptysis (late stage symptom) Associated Co-morbidities HIV/AIDS - due to comprised immunosuppressive system Rheumatoid[physio-pedia.com] A 74-year-old male with SLE visited the hospital with dry cough. In family history, his son was treated for pulmonary TB 9 years previously.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Decreased Oxygen Saturation
  • Heart Failure

    Cough Most commonly a dry cough (without phlegm) More severe heart failure can cause a wet cough-coughing up pink, frothy fluid.[northshore.org] Hypoxia increased minute ventilation and decreased the oxygen saturation and end-tidal carbon dioxide concentration in both groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Compared with control group, there was no effect on dyspnea improvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with stable angina may notice pain or discomfort in the chest such as a tight, dull or heavy pain that passes within a few minutes.[diabetes.co.uk]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    The patient presented with a dry cough of five days duration. C pneumoniae was identified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a nasopharyngeal swab collected on day 5.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] oxygen saturation, decreased mental status, and/or a change in behavior. 11 According to the most recent consensus guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society[journals.lww.com] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical signs (e.g. coughing, itchy throat, dry cough without phlegm, little sputum) of the two groups obviously decreased, and the difference was statistically significant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Dull Chest Pain
  • Atelectasis

    Clinical findings Low-grade fever, dry cough, chest pain, shortness of breath.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] in oxygen saturation Increased heart rate Chest tightness Increased work of breath Or a patient may not experience any symptoms at all How is it diagnosed?[craighospital.org] We report the case of an 11-year-old boy investigated for persistent cough and dyspnea with complete left lung atelectasis mimicking pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Small number of affected alveoli or slowly manifesting atelectasis asymptomatic or minimal symptoms Large number of affected alveoli or rapid onset acute dyspnea , chest pain[amboss.com]

  • Legionnaires' Disease

    Two male patients ages 54 and 58 years had persisting pneumonia with dry cough, dyspnea, weight loss, and fever up to 39 degrees C that did not respond to erythromycin treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He became critically unwell during the hospital admission, with headache, uncontrolled fever, breathlessness, decreasing oxygen saturations and increasing oxygen requirements[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swine influenza pneumonia presents as an influenza-like illness (ILI) with dry cough, fever 102 degrees F and myalgias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 32-year-old man presented with a five-day history of cough, dyspnea and chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Dull Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    A 65-year-old man, welder by occupation and an ex-smoker, presented with progressive exertional dyspnoea associated with dry cough noticed for the last four months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in oxygen saturations to below 89% or the need for oxygen at rest.[patient.info] Baseline dyspnea and rise in dyspnea over time predict timing of O2 prescription.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It presents initially with dyspnea, loss of appetite, fatigue and dry cough.[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Dull Chest Pain

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