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174 Possible Causes for Exertional Dyspnea, Medication Noncompliance, Productive Cough

  • Acute Bronchitis

    noncompliance, cardiac ischemia, abnormal heart rhythms, kidney failure, pulmonary emboli, hypertension, and infections.[13] Treatment efforts are directed towards decreasing[en.wikipedia.org] […] on exertion wheezing, rhonchi, or other signs of obstruction may have accompanying URI symptoms (for example, fever, sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose) Past medical[clinicaladvisor.com] There were no significant differences regarding the presence of night cough, productive cough, or activity limitations at follow up, or in the mean duration of activity limitations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[doi.org] A 62-year-old man with asthma presented with a 1-month history of wheezing and exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examples include: finger clubbing, wheezing, exercise intolerance, chest tightness, cough productive of sputum, and coughing up blood.[medicinenet.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    noncompliance, cardiac ischemia, abnormal heart rhythms, kidney failure, pulmonary emboli, hypertension, and infections.[13] Treatment efforts are directed towards decreasing[en.wikipedia.org] According to the history of chronic cough and exertional dyspnea, he was treated with inhaled corticosteroids for COPD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic bronchitis is defined as productive cough on most days of the week for at least 3 mo total duration in 2 successive years.[web.archive.org]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    ) Patient noncompliance with medications (eg, diuretics) Severe anemia Sepsis Thyrotoxicosis Myocarditis Myocardial toxins (eg, alcohol, cocaine, chemotherapeutic agents such[emedicine.com] 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 Patients usually present with dyspnea, chest pain, signs of cyanosis, productive cough of red tinged sputum, and severe anxiety with restlessness.[symptoma.com]

  • Pneumonia

    […] independently associated with greater durations of mechanical ventilation: development of acute renal failure (hazard ratio 1.47, 95% CI 1.02 to 2.12) and prescription of an IDSA-noncompliant[doi.org] She was emergently admitted to our hospital due to the worsening exertional dyspnea and severe hypoxemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had started taking the TNFI, golimumab (50 mg/month), 3 years before and developed a productive cough 4 weeks before this admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    DOACs do not require monitoring, and noncompliance will not be readily apparent. Direct oral anticoagulants.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Dyspnea may be absent or occur only with exertion. The onset of dyspnea may occur over seconds to days. Orthopnea occurs with PE as well as heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other atypical symptoms include hemoptysis, productive cough, abdominal pain, flank pain, seizures, syncope, wheezing, fever and altered level of consciousness.[symptoma.com]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    noncompliance, cardiac ischemia, abnormal heart rhythms, kidney failure, pulmonary emboli, hypertension, and infections.[13] Treatment efforts are directed towards decreasing[en.wikipedia.org] […] on exertion followed by dyspnea at rest Hypoxia; PaO 2 /FIO 2 300 mm Hg Often sepsis and MODS ( JAMA 2016;315:788 ) Respiratory dysfunction and physical disability may persist[pathologyoutlines.com] Signs and Symptoms That Suggest Specific Causes of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Signs/symptoms Possible cause Most common Productive cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain[aafp.org]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Criticisms of these studies included insufficient statistical power, contamination of the control group, and a 25% noncompliance rate among the screened group.5 In the Mayo[alpfmedical.info] 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] We present an 11-year-old girl with dyspnea on exertion and cough due to a low malignant mucoepidermoid arcinoma of the ronchi.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Noncompliance with the medication regimen is the major cause of treatment failure. Without treatment, the disease will progress and lead to disability and death.[emedicinehealth.com] We describe a 52 year old male, with no risk factors for thromboembolic disease referred to our service for an in depth clinical review for cardiomegaly and dyspnea on exertion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 37 year old Sri Lankan Sinhalese female presented with fever of one month's duration with productive cough and two weeks painless left lower limb swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Disorder

    Psychological Factors in COPD Depression and anxiety in COPD patients have led to lower exercise tolerance, greater difficulty in stopping smoking, noncompliance with treatment[primarypsychiatry.com] Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease typically present with coughing, sputum production, and dyspnea on exertion.[aafp.org] (dry or productive) Increased sputum production (thick, tenacious, scant, and viscid) Radiographic finding Hyperinflation with flattening of the diaphragm Sputum (mucus)[quizlet.com]

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