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649 Possible Causes for Dyspnea at Rest

  • Pneumonia

    Anyone can get pneumonia. It's commonly a complication of a respiratory infection—especially the flu—but there are more than 30 different causes of the illness. Older adults, children and people with chronic disease, including COPD and asthma, are at high risk for pneumonia. What Are the Symptoms of Pneumonia?[…][lung.org]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    PJ causes a diffuse pneumonitis characterized by fever, dyspnea at rest, tachypnea, hypoxemia, nonproductive cough, and bilateral diffuse infiltrates in the roentgenogram.[unboundmedicine.com] A patient with significant exertional dyspnea or even resting dyspnea should be directed immediately to a hospital.[hivbook.com] If such monitoring is not possible, if respiratory deterioration occurs, and in every case with resting dyspnea, immediate hospitalization is advised.[hivbook.com]

  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis

    Negative predictors of survival were found to be preoperative NYHA class IV (P 0.01), low-voltage electrocardiogram (ECG) (P 0.01), ascites (P 0.01), dyspnea at rest (P 0.05[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    We report a case of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis in a 50-year-old Caucasian woman who presented with chest pain, dyspnea at rest, fever, and periorbital swelling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical symptoms of cardiac tamponade are jugular venous distension, pulsus paradoxus, hypotension, and rest dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] “Symptoms include fatigue, severe dyspnea at rest, and cough that is initially dry but may progress to produce pink, frothy sputum.[drfrafiq.wordpress.com] ) at rest Cough Weakness or decreased exercise performance Chest tightness or congestion Signs: at least two of: Crackles or wheezing (while breathing) in at least one lung[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    After 48h following the accident, the patient's condition rapidly deteriorated, with severe dyspnea at rest, tachycardia, and increasing chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should be suspected in patients with risk factors (primarily a history of smoking) who report dyspnea at rest[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Classic symptoms of an asthma attack are coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath (dyspnea).[draxe.com] Shortness of breath occurs with chronic bronchitis, but it may not be as severe during rest as it is in people with emphysema.[draxe.com]

  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae

    About ten days after transplant he developed acute dyspnea at rest, with fever, cough and chest pain.[imedpub.com]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    The patient was admitted to our department with fever, cough, and dyspnea at rest unresponsive to antibiotics CONCLUSIONS: Late diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Crack Lung

    Some of the symptoms include Dyspnea at rest Exertional cyanosis Lung signs/abnormality Painful cough Pulmonary Crackles Rales Rales,dry Rhonchi/coarse rales Shortness of[bluelight.org] […] breath/SOB Sudden onset dyspnea Wheezing Voice Alteration Fever Fever Febrile Possible Flu-Like Syndrome High body temperature Pulomenary Edema It can be very dangerous, as[bluelight.org]

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