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Orthopnoea: Introduction

Orthopnoea: Breathlessness occurring when or aggravated by lying flat. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Orthopnoea, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Orthopnoea:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Orthopnoea

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Orthopnoea Treatments

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Orthopnoea

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Orthopnoea: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Orthopnoea

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases more »

Orthopnoea: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Orthopnoea

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Orthopnoea: Related Rare Diseases

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Orthopnoea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Orthopnoea

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

How Common are these Causes of Orthopnoea?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Orthopnoea. Of the 22 causes of Orthopnoea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Orthopnoea:

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

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Orthopnoea:

    Medical Conditions associated with Orthopnoea:

    Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 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 Orthopnoea:

    Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Left ventricular failure, Pulmonary edema (72 causes), Chronic bronchitis (19 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Polycystic liver disease, Sleep apnea (36 causes), Panic attack (26 causes), COPD, Pulmonary circulation, Congestive heart failure (140 causes)

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