4,029 Possible Causes for Dyspnea

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Dyspnea and increased work of breathing may be worse at night in patients with whooping cough, because of changes in airway mechanics while the patient is recumbent.[emedicine.medscape.com] Tachypnea and dyspnea are also signs of lower respiratory involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Influenza

    Primary influenza pneumonia is characterized by progressive cough, dyspnea, and cyanosis following the initial presentation.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

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

  • 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] […] efforts to decrease the use of antibiotics in acute bronchitis. [13] Signs and symptoms [ edit ] Bronchitis may be indicated by an expectorating cough , shortness of breath ( dyspnea[en.wikipedia.org] […] 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

    The clinical signs included 106 rectal temperature and extreme dyspnea with open-mouth breathing.[ksvdl.org] Fever, productive cough, pleuritic chest pain and dyspnea are the most common symptoms.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Source: Medical Disability Advisor History: Individuals may report persistent cough, coughing up blood ( hemoptysis ), shortness of breath ( dyspnea ), chest pain , loss of[mdguidelines.com]

  • Talcosis

    A 58-year-old-man with a history of intravenous drug abuse, chronic hepatitis C, and anxiety presented to our emergency department twice in 4 weeks with progressive dyspnea[mdedge.com] No fever nor dyspnea were referred and blood tests showed no significant abnormalities at this moment.[elsevier.es] Methods We report a case of a 35-year-old man who presented months before with chronic dyspnea, fatigue, intermitent fever and weight loss.[academy.theisn.org]

  • Bagassosis

    It is characterized by fever, dyspnea, and malaise.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The clinical picture is characterized by dyspnea, fever, cough, chills, weakness, anorexia, weight loss, and at times chest pain and hemoptysis, appearing hours or weeks after[annals.org] Called also extrinsic allergic alveolitis . radiation pneumonitis lung inflammation resulting from radiation exposure, usually radiation therapy , with coughing, dyspnea,[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Polyhydramnios

    […] abdominal size out of proportion for her weight gain and gestation age, uterine size that outpaces gestational age, shiny skin with stria (seen mostly in severe polyhydramnios), dyspnea[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    . [50] In selected cases of particularly severe dyspnea morphine could be considered.[en.wikipedia.org] Most patients present with exertional dyspnea and a nonproductive cough.[emedicine.medscape.com] Most patients present with a gradual onset (often 6 mo) of exertional dyspnea and/or a nonproductive cough.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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