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958 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Rales

  • 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]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Tachypnea and dyspnea are also signs of lower respiratory involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com] Her breath sounds were positive for scattered wheezing with rales on the left. The rest of her exam was unremarkable. Figure 1. Her admitting chest radiograph.[healio.com] Lower respiratory tract infections are more likely than upper respiratory tract infections to cause fever, dyspnea, or chest pain.[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • 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] Physical exam: Rales and pulmonary changes such as dullness are often absent despite disease.[clinicaladvisor.com] She presented with fever, cough, dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. Chest radiograph showed bilateral infiltrations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Improvements were most pronounced for 'coughing' and 'rales at auscultation'. Tolerability was similarly good in both groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Especially 'coughing', 'sputum' and 'rales at auscultation' improved under EPs-7630.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    , with positive 'rheumatoid' serology Clinical Aggressive–rapid onset of dyspnea, orthopnea, hemoptysis, cyanosis, clubbing of fingers and toes, pulmonary HTN, bibasilar rales[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is associated with low exercise tolerance, dyspnea, and decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Crackles (also called “rales”) sound like Velcro being pulled apart.[pulmonaryfibrosis.org]

  • 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] Symptoms suggestive of TB include [1] : Productive cough last longer than 3 weeks Weight Loss Fever Night sweats Fatigue Malaise Anorexia Rales could be heard in the lobes[physio-pedia.com] Patients with pulmonary TB may have the following: Abnormal breath sounds, especially over the upper lobes or involved areas Rales or bronchial breath signs, indicating lung[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    […] anxiety Productive cough (could be blood tinged) Palpitations and chest pain Exercise induced dyspnea Orthostatic dyspnea (dyspnea while lying down) Increased weight Bipedal[symptoma.com] Several factors such as "Serum NT-pro-BNP level   6980 mg/dl," "systemic blood pressure   170 mm Hg," "heart rate   120 bpm," "with rales in breathing sound," "with jugular[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest auscultation reveals rales and rhonchi bilaterally.[nejm.org]

  • Bronchiectasis

    RA, SLE) irritable bowel disease immunodeficiency Presentation Symptoms chronic, productive cough purulent, yellow or green sputum hemoptysis Physical exam rales wheezes rhonchi[step2.medbullets.com] PA-R infection is common among bronchiectasis patients, mainly determined by prior exposure to antibiotics, frequent exacerbations, more pronounced dyspnea and more severe[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 47-year-old Caucasian male presented to the chest clinic with a 4-week history of exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asbestosis

    The authors report a patient presenting with progressive dyspnea for 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of asbestosis include: shortness of breath, dry cough, rales, crackles heard through a stethoscope, and fatigue.[levylaw.com] Asbestosis is diagnosed by a signature sound in the lungs, known as basal crackles or rales, and by X-ray images that show specific irregularities.[angeloslaw.com]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    A 43-year-old man was transferred to the emergency department because of accidental chlorine inhalation and rapidly progressive dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentation Symptoms can manifest within 1 week of known clinical insult dyspnea / shortness of breath fever Physical exam tachypnea / intercostal retractions bilateral rales[medbullets.com] The symptoms include dyspnea, hypotension and multovisceral failure.[orpha.net]

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