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273 Possible Causes for Increased Breath Sounds

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    An assessment of breathing effort, color, activity, abnormal breath sounds (eg, wheeze, stridor), and hydration status should also be done.[] It is important to identify an increased oxygen requirement in a child with CLD, and this should be considered as a sign of clinical deterioration.[]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Common symptoms included voice autophony (93%), breath autophony (92%), aural fullness (57%), pulsatile tinnitus (17%), and crackling or rumbling sounds (14%).[] Increased breathing rate, such as that brought on by physical activity, would cause more air to be pushed onto the eardrum more frequently, which can become quite loud and[] Symptoms increased in frequency and duration with time (65%), were exacerbated with exercise (27%), and improved with placing the head in a dependent position (65%), sniffing[]

  • Pneumonia

    sounds, and low oxygen levels could be key to helping GPs distinguish pneumonia from less serious infections, according to a large ... read more Air Pollution Increases ER[] Physical examination revealed tachycardia, tachypnea, hypoxia and decreased breath sounds with fine crackles bilaterally.[] Visits for Breathing Problems Jan. 18, 2019 — As levels of ozone and fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) rise, more patients end up in the ER with breathing problems, according[]

  • Appendicitis

    Other indications of peritonitis include increasing abdominal distension, acute abdomen, tachycardia, rapid and shallow breathing, and restlessness.[] Appendicitis is characterized by vomiting, a low-grade fever of 99 to 102 F, an elevated white blood cell count, rebound tenderness, a rigid abdomen, and decreased or absent bowel sounds[]

  • Pulmonary Consolidation

    Percussion is dull in the affected area Breath sounds are bronchial Possible medium, late, or pan-inspiratory crackles Vocal resonance is increased.[] Hyperresonant No Away from lesion (increased pressure pushes mediastinum to opposite side) breath sounds Emphysema Hyperresonant Reduced -- breath sounds wheezing Asthma[] Increased of high frequency sound, i.e. bronchial breathing, is well recognized in pulmonary consolidation.[]

  • Transitory Tachypnea of the Newborn

    Physical Exam Examination may reveal: tachycardia tachypnea increased work of breathing (abdominal retractions and nasal flaring) good air entry, but diffuse transmitted sounds[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Signs: Increased breathing frequency (tachypnea) and heart rate (tachycardia) Paleness, excessive sweating , clammy skin Crackling sounds, decreased breathing sounds or wheezing[] Rhonchi develops due to airway obstruction, increased secretions, and bronchospasms.[] Late symptoms (after few days) include sharp, stabbing chest pain triggered by deep breathing (due to pleurisy ) and persistent dry cough and fatigue that slowly wear off.[]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Intern Med. 2018 Jan 1;57(1):85-89. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.9187-17. Epub 2017 Oct 16. Author information 1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Japan. 2 Division of Diagnostic Pathology, Saitama Prefectural Cardiovascular and Respiratory Center, Japan.[…][]

  • Asthma

    British Guideline on the Management of Asthma The Guideline and Quick Reference Guide are available to download in Acrobat pdf format. 2005 Update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma originally published in February 2003 2005 Update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma - Volumatic[…][]

  • Granulosa Cell Tumor

    The cow was ill and had tachycardia, coughing, increased breath sounds, positive reticular foreign body tests and a tense abdominal wall.[]

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