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Symptoms of disease - Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath - tachypnea (from Greek tachys - fast, short and pnoe - breathing), polypnoea, rapid shallow breathing, is not accompanied by the violation of his rhythm, breathing frequency more than 60 per minute. Tachypnea - view inspiratory shortness of breath, which is not accompanied by any clinical signs of (involuntary body position, lips cyanosis, etc.).

Tachypnea develops as a result of violations of gas exchange with the accumulation of carbon dioxide in the blood and decreasing oxygen content. When there has been a reduction in the threshold of irritation nervous reflex machine in the pulmonary alveoli, causing inhibition of inhalation in case of incomplete distention alveoli. In connection with this decreases the amplitude of the respiratory movements. Developing the compensatory respiratory frequency cannot be eliminated arising in connection with reduction of the depth of his lack of breath.

Very often, when tachypnea breathing deepened; the breath is considered as shortness of breath. A large group of diseases in which develops tachypnea, resulting in shortness of breath, is characterized by a specific clinical manifestations of the presence of each of these diseases, leading to symptoms (cyanosis, cough, hemoptysis, etc.)

Which diseases there is Shortness of breath

  • Fever
  • Asthma
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Heart disease (Coronary heart disease)
  • Syndrome of acute respiratory failure
  • Heart defects
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Acute pneumonia
  • The exudative pleurisy
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Diffuse pneumosclerosis light
  • Thromboembolism of the pulmonary artery
  • Diseases of blood circulation organs, accompanied by the insufficiency of blood circulation
  • Anemia
  • Torpid phase of shock
  • Brain tumor
  • Hysteria, accompanied by frequent shallow breathing (the "breath of the hunting dog")

Which doctor should I contact if there is a Shortness of breath

  • Cardiologist
  • Pulmonologist
  • Resuscitator
  • Hematologist
  • Oncologist
  • Neurosurgeon
  • A Heart Surgeon
  • Allergist
  • Endocrinologist
  • Psychiatrist

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