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Respiratory distress: A condition which is characterized by poor respiration that results in the body being under stress. See detailed information below for a list of 241 causes of Respiratory distress, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Respiratory distress as a symptom include:
Labored or difficult breathing associated with a variety of disorders, indicating inadequate ventilation or low blood oxygen.
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Respiratory distress. Of the 241 causes of Respiratory distress that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Respiratory distress' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Respiratory distress or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Respiratory distress based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Respiratory distress:
Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Respiratory distress:
Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Heart failure (274 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Choking (130 causes), Acidosis (149 causes), Acute lung syndrome, Altitude sickness, Acute, Amniotic fluid embolism, Anaphylactoid reactions, Anaphylaxis (237 causes), Anemia (926 causes), Anthrax, Ascariasis, Atypical pneumonia (17 causes), Bronchiectasis
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