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

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    , normally dry but possibly with blood, or blood and mucus Severe symptoms call for immediate emergency medical assistance.[medicalnewstoday.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] Main symptoms of a pulmonary embolism include chest pain that may be any of the following: Under the breastbone or on one side Sharp or stabbing Burning, aching, or a dull[medlineplus.gov]

  • 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] A 64-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis presented with dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough, sometimes with blood Blue lips or fingers Who’s More Likely to Have It?[webmd.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]

  • 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] cough.[time-to-run.com] A non-productive (non-mucus producing) cough is usually present with the flu (sometimes referred to as dry cough). Usually only if asthma present as well.[fauquierent.net]

  • Pneumonia

    She was admitted to clinic with a 2-week history of dyspnoea, dry cough and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presence of normal oxygenation (oxygen saturation 96%) decreased the likelihood of pneumonia (LR, 0.47 [95% CI, 0.32-0.67]).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE SUMMARY: 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]

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

    These include: Congested or runny nose Dry cough Low-grade fever Sore throat Mild headache In severe cases Respiratory syncytial virus infection can spread to the lower respiratory[mayoclinic.org] These illnesses typically begin with upper respiratory symptoms and fever, then progress over several days to dyspnea, cough, wheezing, and/or crackles on chest auscultation[msdmanuals.com] The following symptoms may occur: fever dry, persistent cough feeding problems wheezing Most cases are not serious, but if your child has difficulty breathing or feeding,[medicalnewstoday.com] Symptoms may include: Fever (temperature of 100.4 or higher) Cough (dry or wet sounding) Congestion Sneezing Runny nose Fussiness Poor feeding Symptoms may include cold symptoms[healthychildren.org]

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  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis Interstitial Lung Disease

    Children with ILD usually present with failure to thrive, dry cough, dyspnea, and tachypnea and rales.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] A: The primary symptoms of bronchiolitis are cough and dyspnea.[resident360.nejm.org] Symptoms The clinical symptoms consist of slowly developing dyspnoea and dry cough, and approximately half the patients have finger clubbing.[pulmonary-fibrosis.net] The onset is usually insidious with exertional dyspnea and persistent cough, which may be non-productive, developing over a course of weeks or months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Dull Chest Pain
  • 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] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[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]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary fibrosis causes a dry cough and shortness of breath upon physical exertion. The condition can progress to respiratory failure.[britannica.com] […] in oxygen saturations to below 89% or the need for oxygen at rest.[patient.info] BACKGROUND: Dyspnea is the hallmark symptom of pulmonary fibrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

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  • Bronchial Spasm

    Asthma cough is a type of dry cough caused by bronchial spasms. Research shows that asthma cough is caused by excessive immune action against irritants or allergens.[streetdirectory.com] Abstract The object of the experiments to be reported here was to elucidate some of the problems associated with the dyspnea of heart disease.[annals.org] […] find the symptoms anywhere ---------- Symptoms of bronchospasm could be any of the following, alone or in combination: Wheezing Cough Chest tightness Shortness of breath (dyspnea[lookfordiagnosis.com] Lungwort* —Sticta pulmonaria: For cough and bronchitis. For dry hacking night cough, preventing sleep. Treats lingering coughs after measles, flu, colds, whooping cough.[homemademedicine.com]

    Missing: Dull Chest Pain
  • Atelectasis

    […] 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] Patients may have dyspnea or respiratory failure if atelectasis is extensive. They may also develop pneumonia.[merckmanuals.com]

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