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Pulmonary oedema

Pulmonary oedema: Introduction

Pulmonary oedema: Caused by changes in the hydrostatic forces in capillaries or increased capillary permeability that results in diffuse oedema in pulmonary tissues and air spaces. See detailed information below for a list of 52 causes of Pulmonary oedema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pulmonary oedema:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pulmonary oedema

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Causes of Types of Pulmonary oedema:

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Pulmonary oedema: Symptom Checker

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

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Pulmonary oedema Treatments

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

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Stories from Users for Pulmonary oedema

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Pulmonary oedema: Animations

Pulmonary oedema: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pulmonary oedema

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Pulmonary oedema: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary oedema

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die 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 more »

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

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is more »

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 more »

Pulmonary oedema: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pulmonary oedema

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Pulmonary oedema: Related Rare Diseases

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Pulmonary oedema: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Pulmonary oedema listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Pulmonary oedema:

Extravascular accumulation of fluid in the pulmonary tissue and air spaces.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Pulmonary oedema

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

How Common are these Causes of Pulmonary oedema?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pulmonary oedema. Of the 52 causes of Pulmonary oedema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pulmonary oedema:

The following list of conditions have 'Pulmonary oedema' 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 Pulmonary oedema Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pulmonary oedema 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 Pulmonary oedema:

    Lung edema, Pulmonary edema
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Pulmonary oedema:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pulmonary oedema:

    Edema (208 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pulmonary oedema:

    Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Heart failure (274 causes), Certain heart diseases, Pneumonitis, Kidney failure (369 causes), Hemorrhagic shock, Stroke (192 causes), High altitudes, Viral infection, Fume inhalation, Drug toxicity

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pulmonary oedema

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