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Wide pulse pressure: is the change in the blood pressure during the contraction of the heart. Calculated by subtracting the systolic pressure from the diastolic pressure. See detailed information below for a list of 27 causes of Wide pulse pressure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying too long to call...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be causes of chest pain, causing fear of...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any unexplained...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic reading of high right ventricular...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of the overlooked conditions may...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Wide pulse pressure:
Blood pressure changes (70 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)
Symptoms related to Wide pulse pressure:
Low blood pressure (575 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Chronic aortic regurgitation, Thyrotoxicosis (28 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Anaemia (39 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Patent ductus arteriosus (147 causes), Heart block (67 causes), Aortic dissection
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