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Wide pulse pressure: Introduction

Wide pulse pressure: is the change in the blood pressure during the contraction of the heart. Calculated by subtracting the systolic pressure from the diastolic pressure. See detailed information below for a list of 27 causes of Wide pulse pressure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Wide pulse pressure:

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

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Wide pulse pressure: Symptom Checker

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Wide pulse pressure: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Wide pulse pressure

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Wide pulse pressure: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Wide pulse pressure

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a more »

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 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 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 condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less 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 can simply be too small more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. 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 hypertension that can be overlooked include more »

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Wide pulse pressure: Related Rare Diseases

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Wide pulse pressure: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Wide pulse pressure

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How Common are these Causes of Wide pulse pressure?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Wide pulse pressure. Of the 27 causes of Wide pulse pressure that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Wide pulse pressure:

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Causes of Wide pulse pressure Based on Risk Factors

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

    What are the alternative names for Wide pulse pressure:

    Pulse pressure widened
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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    Medical Conditions associated with Wide pulse pressure:

    Blood pressure changes (70 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)

    Symptoms related to Wide pulse pressure:

    Low blood pressure (575 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Chronic aortic regurgitation, Thyrotoxicosis (28 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Anaemia (39 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Patent ductus arteriosus (147 causes), Heart block (67 causes), Aortic dissection

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