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5,052 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increased

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] high red blood cell distribution width, reflecting an increased variability in the size of red blood cells.A low mean corpuscular volume also appears during the course of[en.wikipedia.org] Patients may complain of: Fatigue Pallor Weakness Headache Palpitations Dizziness Dyspnea Irritability Poor concentration, impaired development Hair loss Impaired temperature[symptoma.com] This is reflected in the red blood cell distribution width (RDW); thus, the earliest evidence of the development of an iron-deficient erythropoiesis is seen in the peripheral[emedicine.com]

  • Anemia

    […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[labtestsonline.org] 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] They are called the general symptoms of anemia : Fatigue Reduced performance Tiredness Headache Exertional dyspnea Tachycardia Dizziness 4 Diagnosis The basis of diagnosing[flexikon.doccheck.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    blood cell distribution width II - Prognostic implications Many studies have shown anaemia to increase mortality and morbidity in HF patients ( 1, 5, 8, 9 ) and to cause[web.archive.org] Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[symptoma.com] Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[medicalcriteria.com]

  • Thalassemia

    blood cell distribution width High Normal; occasionally high Normal Ferritin Low Normal Normal Mentzer index for children (MCV/red blood cell count) 13 13 13 Hb electrophoresis[aafp.org] He presented with chest discomfort and progressive dyspnea. Early echocardiogram showed mild pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may claim frequent headaches, dizziness, exertional dyspnea and palpitations.[symptoma.com]

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  • Sickle Cell Disease

    He presented with progressive severe dyspnea on exertion and lower extremity edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Major dyspnea, hemodynamic distress and fever were noted on physical examination. Biological tests exploring anaemia revealed Haemoglobin (Hb) S levels of 39.1%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dyspnea suggests acute chest syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, and/or CHF.[web.archive.org]

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  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Folate-deficiency anemia causes symptoms that are common for all types of anemia, like fatigue, irritability, headaches, diminished concentration ability, dyspnea, and palpitations[symptoma.com] Additional common symptoms include aches and pains, muscle weakness, and difficulty breathing (dyspnea).[rarediseases.org]

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  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Keywords: Dyspnea, hyperventilation, panic, psychogenic, sighing How to cite this article: Sahasrabudhe TR. Psychogenic dyspnea.[mjdrdypu.org] Ventilator adjustments often cannot fully alleviate dyspnea.[ahcmedia.com]

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  • Asthma

    It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, wheezing, and dyspnea (dyspnea, paroxysmal). Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways.[icd9data.com] A 62-year-old man with asthma presented with a 1-month history of wheezing and exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although the patient's dyspnea worsened after removal of the sweet potato, she recovered with the treatment based on the 2014 Japanese Childhood Asthma Guidelines.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In this case report, we describe a patient who developed quetiapine-induced hyperventilation and dyspnea after being treated with quetiapine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 79-year-old woman presented with chronic dyspnea and hyperventilation. There was no evidence of pulmonary disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    In case 1, a 44-y-old previously healthy male presented with chest tightness, dyspnea, diaphoresis and palpitation immediately after chewing 1 betel quid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, when symptoms are experienced, they include pain in chest, dyspnea, onset of tachycardia or bradycardia, flutter in chest, lightheadedness accompanied by dizziness[symptoma.com] Symptoms often develop rapidly, although sometimes, there are no symptoms: angina (chest pain) breathlessness (dyspnea) dizziness palpitations syncope (fainting, or nearly[medicalnewstoday.com]

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