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4,714 Possible Causes for Dyspnea

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Tachypnea and dyspnea are also signs of lower respiratory involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com] Lower respiratory tract infections are more likely than upper respiratory tract infections to cause fever, dyspnea, or chest pain.[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Pulmonary embolism should be considered in the differential diagnosis of travelers who present with dyspnea, cough, or pleurisy and fever, especially those who have recently[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Influenza

    There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension. Vomiting and diarrhea may also occur, but are rare findings associated with the disorder.[symptoma.com] Patients may report nonproductive cough, cough-related pleuritic chest pain, and dyspnea. In children, diarrhea may be a feature.[emedicine.medscape.com] Complications Primary influenza pneumonia is characterized by progressive cough, dyspnea, and cyanosis following the initial presentation.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Differential Diagnosis of Acute Bronchitis The acute bronchitis must be differentiated from other diseases that may cause cough , dyspnea and wheezing . [1] Disease Findings[wikidoc.org] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in 2–3 weeks Sputum ( 50% of cases), especially as infection progresses Runny nose and sore throat (likely symptoms of the preceding or simultaneous URI ) Chest pain and dyspnea[amboss.com]

  • Pneumonia

    One week after admission, she developed fever, dyspnea, hypoxemia, tachycardia, and increased serum C-reactive protein level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical signs included 106 rectal temperature and extreme dyspnea with open-mouth breathing.[ksvdl.org] The most common symptoms of pneumonia include productive cough, fever, dyspnea and chest pain.[symptoma.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    Symptoms include a “barking” cough, stridor, hoarseness, and potentially dyspnea. Anteroposterior radiography may show subglottic narrowing (steeple sign).[aafp.org] An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of infection, but normally regresses by six years of age. 3 In adults, retropharyngeal abscess commonly causes sore throat, fever, dysphagia, odynophagia, neck pain, and dyspnea[aafp.org]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    In rare cases such as ours, however, they present with paresthesia of the arm, mild dyspnea and lung dysfunction. 3,4 Peripheral pulmonary lipomas are indistinguishable from[archbronconeumol.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report the case of a 39-year-old man with pulmonary LYG who presented to a hospital after experiencing three months of fever, weight loss, dry cough and exertional dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Symptoms and signs develop over months to years and include exertional dyspnea, cough, and fine (Velcro) crackles.[merckmanuals.com] A 73-year-old patient visited with a 2-year history of dyspnea on exertion and productive cough, which had worsened 1 month ago.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] myocardium, and by congestive heart failure . idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis chronic inflammatory progressive fibrosis of the pulmonary alveolar walls, with steadily progressive dyspnea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    Night sweats Fatigue Malaise Anorexia Rales could be heard in the lobes of involvement in the lungs Bronchial Breath Sounds Dull chest pain, tightness, or discomfort [7] Dyspnea[physio-pedia.com] Dyspnea may result from lung parenchymal damage, spontaneous pneumothorax, or pleural TB with effusion.[merckmanuals.com] […] available, nucleic acid–based testing Pulmonary TB is often suspected based on chest x-rays taken while evaluating respiratory symptoms (cough 3 wk, hemoptysis, chest pain, dyspnea[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Respiratory symptoms such as cough, dyspnea or tachypnea may indicate the presence of an underlying pneumonia.[aafp.org]

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