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1,337 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Exertional Dyspnea, Weight Loss

  • Anemia

    Case 1 A 35-year-old woman presented to clinic 35 weeks pregnant, with fatigue that started early in pregnancy, dyspnea on exertion, and restless sleep.[bloodjournal.org] […] of appetite, weight loss, fatigue and anemia, per the CDC. — Maggie O'neill, Health.com, "What Is Hookworm?[merriam-webster.com] Acute anemia presents with symptoms owing to acute blood loss; chronic anemia may present with worsening fatigue, dyspnea, lightheadedness, or chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    According to the history of chronic cough and exertional dyspnea, he was treated with inhaled corticosteroids for COPD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Roflumilast in particular was associated with weight loss during the trial period and an increase in insomnia and depressive mood symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MEASUREMENT OF DYSPNEA IN COPD Section: The two purposes of measuring dyspnea are: to differentiate between patients who have less dyspnea and those who have more dyspnea[dx.doi.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Here we present an 80-year-old Asian woman complaining of progressive exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema · Nocturnal cough · Dyspnea on ordinary exertion · Hepatomegaly · Pleural effusion[medicalcriteria.com] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obesity

    Because dyspnea with exertion and lower extremity edema are often nonspecific signs of heart disease in obesity, 27–29 it may be difficult to clinically assess an obese individual[doi.org] weight loss.[doi.org] It is likely that obesity modifies the clinical picture of COPD because of its effects on the perception of dyspnea and exercise tolerance.[doi.org]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    A 71-year-old man developed exertional dyspnea and was diagnosed with IPF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Dyspnea is the hallmark symptom of pulmonary fibrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis Interstitial Lung Disease

    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] Many affected individuals also experience a loss of appetite and gradual weight loss.[icdlist.com] A: The primary symptoms of bronchiolitis are cough and dyspnea.[resident360.nejm.org]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    No treatment effects were observed on health-related quality of life or dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some nonspecific, systemic symptoms like weight loss, fever, and myalgia also may be present.[symptoma.com] A 71-year-old man developed exertional dyspnea and was diagnosed with IPF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    He was in his usual state of health until about one month before admission, at which time he developed increasing dyspnea on exertion.[peir.path.uab.edu] On admission, the patient presented with weight loss, cough and hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 30-year-old man patient was admitted to our clinic with complaints including cough, dyspnea, and chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    dyspnea.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] It results in various complications including weight loss with catabolism of bone and muscle, cardiac complications and psycho-cognitive complications.[symptoma.com] We report a 17-year-old male patient who presented with chest pain, dyspnea, and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sarcoidosis

    A 64-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for blurred vision, muscle weakness of extremities, Raynaud's phenomenon, and exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Night sweats and weight loss are common symptoms of the disease.[web.archive.org] Respiratory muscle weakness occurs in sarcoidosis and is related to decreased exercise capacity, greater fatigue, dyspnea, and lower quality of life in sarcoidosis patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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