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Fast breathing: Introduction

Fast breathing: also known as as tachyapnea , characterised by an increased respiratory rate. See detailed information below for a list of 56 causes of Fast breathing, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Fast breathing: Symptom Checker

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Fast breathing: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Fast breathing

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Fast breathing: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Fast breathing

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Fast breathing: Related Rare Diseases

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Fast breathing: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Fast breathing

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How Common are these Causes of Fast breathing?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fast breathing. Of the 56 causes of Fast breathing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 49 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fast breathing:

The following list of conditions have 'Fast breathing' 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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Causes of Fast breathing Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Fast breathing:

    Medical Conditions associated with Fast breathing:

    Breathing rate symptoms (344 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Fast breathing:

    Exercise induced, Anxiety (895 causes), Stress, Panic attack (26 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Myocardial infarction (38 causes), Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Pneumothorax (61 causes), Bronchitis (273 causes), Acute bronchiolitis

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