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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 caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
    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. It may involve just one small section of your lung, or it may encompass your entire lung.
    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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