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Hypoventilation: Introduction

Hypoventilation: Occurs when there is a reduction in the amount of air entering into the pulmonary alveoli. See detailed information below for a list of 61 causes of Hypoventilation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hypoventilation:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Hypoventilation

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Hypoventilation: Symptom Checker

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Hypoventilation Treatments

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Stories from Users for Hypoventilation

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Medications or substances causing Hypoventilation:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hypoventilation as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Hypoventilation: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hypoventilation

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Hypoventilation: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hypoventilation

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Hypoventilation: Related Rare Diseases

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Hypoventilation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Hypoventilation listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Hypoventilation:

Reduction in the amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Reduction in the amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Hypoventilation:

The list of organs typically affected by Hypoventilation may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Hypoventilation

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

How Common are these Causes of Hypoventilation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypoventilation. Of the 61 causes of Hypoventilation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 55 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypoventilation:

The following list of conditions have 'Hypoventilation' 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 Hypoventilation Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hypoventilation?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hypoventilation, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Hypoventilation:

    Oligopnea, Respiratory failure type 2, Hypopnoea
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Hypoventilation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hypoventilation:

    Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breathing difficulties (2922 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hypoventilation:

    Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Breating symptoms (3381 causes), Drugs, Trauma, Raised intracranial pressure (71 causes), Brain tumour (14 causes), Brain abscess (66 causes), Kyphoscoliosis (96 causes), Motor neuron disease, Pleural effusion (126 causes), Pneumothorax (61 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes)

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