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429 Possible Causes for Kidney Failure, Orthopnea

  • Pneumonia

    Complications can include kidney failure and abscess formation, he said.[livescience.com] These include children with: Sickle cell anemia Heart disease Lung disease Kidney failure Damaged or no spleen Organ transplant HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection[healthychildren.org] Anyone ages 2-64 who has a disease or condition that lowers the body's resistance to infection, such as Hodgkin's disease, lymphoma or leukemia, kidney failure, multiple myeloma[walgreens.com]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    It can be caused by such things as heart or kidney failure, poisoning, or near-drowning.[myhealth.alberta.ca] […] are often noted during normal pregnancies, the potential for PPCMP should be considered if these symptoms are excessive and/or comorbid paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and orthopnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It may be caused by congestive heart failure, kidney failure, viral infections, lung illness or injury, smoke inhalation, near-drowning, adverse drug reactions, or exposure[lungmds.com]

  • Pleural Effusion

    ( Pneumonia , empyema, Tb, malignancy, abdominal abscess) Pulmonary Hemoptysis (malignancy, PE, Tb) Cardiovascular Increased Jugular Venous Pressure (CHF, Pericarditis ) Orthopnea[fpnotebook.com] A pleural effusion can be caused by many different conditions, including: heart failure infections such as pneumonia kidney failure liver disease low blood protein levels[healthdirect.gov.au] […] anxiety fear of suffocation fever malaise, which is general feeling of discomfort or illness If shortness of breath, or dyspnea, gets worse when you lie down, it is called orthopnea[cancer.ca]

  • Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction

    Clinical features  Inflammatory:  Fever/chills  Pain at infusion site  Circulatory:  Blood pressure changes  Shock  Hemoglobinemia/uria  Pulmonary:  Dyspnea, orthopnea[slideshare.net] Serious complications include: acute kidney failure anemia lung problems ( pulmonary edema ) shock — a life-threatening condition that results from lack of adequate blood[healthline.com] kidney failure (also known as the "oliguric phase").[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Transfusion Reaction

    Serious complications include: acute kidney failure anemia lung problems ( pulmonary edema ) shock — a life-threatening condition that results from lack of adequate blood[healthline.com] […] occasionally hypertension) Transient leukopenia Occurs within 6 hours of transfusion Absence of evidence of circulatory overload Transfusion associated cardiac overload Dyspnea Orthopnea[inbcsaves.org] kidney failure (also known as the "oliguric phase").[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    Subject has a documented diagnosis of heart failure, previous hospitalization for heart failure or current or constellation of symptoms (dyspnea on exertion, pedal edema, orthopnea[clinicaltrials.gov] Kidney failure creates different needs in the body for someone with healthy kidneys, and it therefore requires a special diet.[livestrong.com] Failure Risk Equation (KFRE, a score composed of clinical parameters) and the Diabetic Nephropathy Score (D-score, a score integrated pathological parameters of the Diabetic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Preeclampsia

    If left untreated, pre-eclampsia can lead to serious problems such as: fitting or convulsions, kidney failure, liver failure, clotting problems or death.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Approximately 4 hours after cesarean section, progressive orthopnea developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , kidney failure, blood clotting disorders, and seizures (eclampsia).[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm

    Complications An aortic dissection can lead to: Death due to severe internal bleeding Organ damage, such as kidney failure or life-threatening intestinal damage Stroke Aortic[mayoclinic.org] Fainting or dizziness Heavy sweating (clammy skin) Nausea and vomiting Pale skin ( pallor ) Rapid, weak pulse Shortness of breath and trouble breathing when lying flat ( orthopnea[nlm.nih.gov] If they go to the brain they’ll cause a stroke, if they go to the kidneys they can cause kidney failure and the list of problems goes on for any organ in the body.[heartsurgeryinfo.com]

  • Pericarditis

    There was no chest discomfort, orthopnea or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea. He did not have symptoms of cough, fever, foamy urine, or body weight loss.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Kidney failure caused by the buildup of certain toxins in the body also can lead to pericarditis.[healthcommunities.com] Pericardial effusion symptoms may include : Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing (dyspnea) Shortness of breath when lying down (orthopnea) Chest pain, usually behind[cardiachealth.org]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    […] with heart failure may experience weakness, fatigue, poor exercise tolerance, unusual dyspnea (shortness of breath) when exercising or when lying down (a symptom called orthopnea[verywell.com] Heart failure also impairs the kidneys' ability to dispose of water and sodium, causing even more swelling.[cnn.com] These symptoms are likely to include dyspnea , orthopnea , edema, and even paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (waking up in from sleep in the middle of the night, gasping, and coughing[verywell.com]

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