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Contents for Rapid breathing
  1. Introduction: Rapid breathing
  2. Causes (411 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (85 listings)
  5. Drug interaction causes (8 listings)
  6. Diagnostic tests (28 listings)
  7. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (29 listings)
  8. Combined symptoms
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Rapid breathing

Tachypnea: Tachypnea is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Rapid breathing (Tachypnea): See detailed list of causes below.

Rapid breathing (medical symptom): Breathing rate increased (tachypnea)

Introduction: Tachypnea

Rapid breathing (medical symptom): Breathing difficulty of any kind (or any kind of "shortness of breath") is a potentially life-threatening emergency. It can indicate numerous dangerous causes such as heart attack, pneumonia, or pulmonary embolism. There are other less serious causes, but these highly dangerous conditions need to be considered. Refer to the causes of breathing difficulty or causes of chest pain. These symptoms need to be diagnosed immediately by a medical professional because they can represent a life-threatening emergency.

Causes of Rapid breathing (Tachypnea)

The list of medical condition causes of Rapid breathing (Tachypnea) includes:

  • Some everyday causes of rapid breathing include:
    • Exercise or exertion
    • Poor physical condition
    • Stress
  • Hyperventilation

All 411 causes of Rapid breathing

More Specific Symptoms for Tachypnea:

Review the causes of the following types of more specific symptoms for Tachypnea:

Related Symptoms for Tachypnea

Research the causes of these related symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Tachypnea:

Broader Symptom Types for Tachypnea:

Research the causes of these symptoms that are more broader types of symptom than Tachypnea:

More Symptom Information for Tachypnea

For a medical symptom description of 'Tachypnea', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Rapid breathing (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Tachypnea' may be possible.

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Tachypnea (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Tachypnea', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Tachypnea (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Tachypnea (medical condition): Excessively rapid breathing

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