Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) causes
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Causes could include:

  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When an infant is born prematurely, the lungs may not have time to fully develop. This can lead to a variety of immediate breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, nausea, and difficulty breathing. Blue skin, high fever, and bloody mucus are serious signs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Septic shock is a complication of an infection in which toxins can initiate a full-body inflammatory response and organ failure. Confusion, breathing problems, chills, and cold sweats.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bacterial pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The bacteria cause the lung's air sacs (alveoli) to become inflamed and engorged with pus, fluid, and cellular debris. This often impairs the body's ability to exchange oxygen and carbon di...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A drug overdose happens when you take too much of a drug, whether it is an illegal substance, and over the counter medication, or a prescription drug. An overdose can lead to serious medical symptoms, including death.
    Source:HLCMS
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