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ARDS: Introduction

ARDS: Acute respiratory distress syndrome. See detailed information below for a list of 39 causes of ARDS, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of ARDS:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of ARDS. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and ARDS

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ARDS: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with ARDS, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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ARDS Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of ARDS may include:

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Stories from Users for ARDS

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ARDS: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for ARDS may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to ARDS

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ARDS: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and ARDS

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ARDS: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: ARDS

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ARDS: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

ARDS: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of ARDS listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of ARDS as a symptom include:

Definitions of ARDS:

NIH: Respiratory distress of any etiology, excluding neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

ARDS is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that ARDS, or a subtype of ARDS, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of ARDS

The list below shows some of the causes of ARDS mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of ARDS?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of ARDS. Of the 39 causes of ARDS that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 32 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: ARDS:

The following list of conditions have 'ARDS' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: ARDS:

The following list of medical conditions have ARDS 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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Causes of ARDS Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of ARDS based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for ARDS:

    Adult respiratory distress syndrome, Shock lung, Acute lung syndrome
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of ARDS:

    Medical Conditions associated with ARDS:

    Breathing difficulties (2922 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to ARDS:

    Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Surfactant deficiency, Breathlessness (1528 causes), Brochospasm, Tracheostomy

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