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Hypoxia: Introduction

Hypoxia: This is where there is a reduction of oxygen supply to parts of the body below what is required for adequate perfusion. See detailed information below for a list of 69 causes of Hypoxia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hypoxia:

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

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Causes of Types of Hypoxia:

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Hypoxia: Symptom Checker

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

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Hypoxia Treatments

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

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Stories from Users for Hypoxia

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Hypoxia: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hypoxia

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Hypoxia: Deaths

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Causes of Hypoxia listed in Disease Database:

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

Article Excerpts about Hypoxia

Specifically, anoxia is a condition in which there is an absence of oxygen supply to an... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Anoxia-Hypoxia Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Hypoxia:

Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Reduction of oxygen supply to tissue below physiological level.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Hypoxia

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

How Common are these Causes of Hypoxia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypoxia. Of the 69 causes of Hypoxia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypoxia:

The following list of conditions have 'Hypoxia' 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: Hypoxia:

The following list of medical conditions have Hypoxia 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 Hypoxia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hypoxia 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?

    What are the alternative names for Hypoxia:

    Respiratory failure, Anoxemia, Anoxia, Hypoxemia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Hypoxia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hypoxia:

    Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hypoxia:

    Asphyxia, Choking (130 causes), Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Chronic alveolar hypoventilation, Pulmonary hypertension (86 causes), Early interstitial lung disease, Cardiac shunt, Early pneumonia, Asthma (320 causes), Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Strangulation, High altitude exposure

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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