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Paradoxical pulse

Paradoxical pulse: Introduction

Paradoxical pulse: is an exaggeration of the normal variation in the pulse during the inspiratory phase of respiration, in which the pulse becomes weaker as one inhales and stronger as one exhales. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Paradoxical pulse, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Paradoxical pulse

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Paradoxical pulse: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Paradoxical pulse

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of more »

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Paradoxical pulse: Related Rare Diseases

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Paradoxical pulse: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Paradoxical pulse

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How Common are these Causes of Paradoxical pulse?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Paradoxical pulse. Of the 13 causes of Paradoxical pulse that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Paradoxical pulse:

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Causes of Paradoxical pulse Based on Risk Factors

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    Medical Conditions associated with Paradoxical pulse:

    Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)

    Symptoms related to Paradoxical pulse:

    Cardiac tamponade (29 causes), Pericarditis (84 causes), Chronic sleep apnea, Croup (17 causes), Obstructive lung disease, Asthma (320 causes), COPD

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