1,316 Possible Causes for Dyspnea in USA

  • Upper Respiratory Infection
    Dyspnea

    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. … Tachypnea and dyspnea are also signs of lower respiratory involvement.[1] [2]

  • Influenza
    Dyspnea

    Primary influenza pneumonia is characterized by progressive cough, dyspnea, and cyanosis following the initial presentation. … There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension.[3] [4]

  • Acute Bronchitis
    Dyspnea
  • Sinusitis

    Clinical Findings: Acute rhinitis is characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, pawing at the face, respiratory stertor, open-mouth breathing, and/or inspiratory dyspnea. … Respiratory stertor, open-mouth breathing, and inspiratory dyspnea occur when the nasal passages are narrowed from inflamed mucosa, glandular elements, and secretions.[5]

  • Pneumonia
    Dyspnea at Rest Dyspnea
  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Dyspnea

    Source: Medical Disability Advisor History: Individuals may report persistent cough, coughing up blood ( hemoptysis ), shortness of breath ( dyspnea ), chest pain , loss of[6]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Dyspnea

    Most patients present with exertional dyspnea and a nonproductive cough. … Dyspnea, which is the most prominent symptom in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, usually begins insidiously and is often progressive. … before the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is established is one to two years. [11] Most patients are referred to a cardiologist for evaluation of exertional dyspnea[7]

  • Pulmonary Lymphoma
    Dyspnea
  • Hookworm Infection
    Dyspnea

    As nematodes migrate to the lungs, cough, wheezing and exertion dyspnea appear; if symptoms are severe and accompanied by pleurisy, hemoptysis, and low fever, Löffler syndrome … As iron deficiency anemia develops and worsens, the patient may become indolent and have weakness, palpitations, fainting, dizziness, dyspnea, mental apathy and headache. … by blood loss constipation congestive heart failure decreased rate of growth and mental development in children (caused by protein and iron deficiency) diarrhea dizziness dyspnea[8] [9] [10]

  • Malathion Poisoning
    Dyspnea

Dyspnea

Dyspnea (shortness of breath) is the subjective experience of breathlessness. The differential diagnosis is composed of four general forms: cardiac, pulmonary, mixed and noncardiac or nonpulmonary.

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References

  1. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/302460-overview
  2. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/302460-cl…
  3. Influenza Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination, Complications, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/219557-cl…
  4. Influenza, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/influenza
  5. Rhinitis and Sinusitis in Small Animals - Respiratory System, http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/respiratory_s…
  6. Cancer Lung - Medical Disability Guidelines, https://www.mdguidelines.com/cancer-lung
  7. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/301226-cl…
  8. Hookworm Infection, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/hookworm-infection
  9. Tropical Medicine Central Resource, http://www.isradiology.org/tropical_deseases/tm…
  10. Hookworms, http://www.parasitesinhumans.org/hookworms.html