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4,773 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

    Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] CHF Patients with CHF may cough but also have other symptoms and signs such as dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, rales on lung examination, peripheral edema, raised jugular[online.epocrates.com]

  • Pneumonia

    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] She presented with fever, cough, dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. Chest radiograph showed bilateral infiltrations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His slowly progressing cough and dyspnea were accompanied by elevated levels of fibrotic serological markers and an increased reticular shadow on chest computed tomography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    A 10-year-old girl presented with dyspnea 5 years after the diagnosis of stage III favorable histology Wilms' tumor and was found to have a right intrathoracic mass arising[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Pharyngitis

    An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include a “barking” cough, stridor, hoarseness, and potentially dyspnea. Anteroposterior radiography may show subglottic narrowing (steeple sign).[aafp.org] […] 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]

  • 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]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] complication include: An abnormally rapid heart rate ( tachycardia ) High fever or hypothermia (body temperatures below 95 degrees) Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath ( dyspnea[verywell.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is associated with low exercise tolerance, dyspnea, and decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All patients with dyspnea and suspected interstitial lung disease referred to the University of Michigan for enrollment in the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Specialized Center[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 74-year-old man with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) developed severe dyspnea on exertion after the readministration of imatinib mesylate for chronic myeloid leukemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    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] 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 [4] Dyspnea[physio-pedia.com]

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