Aspiration Pneumonia complications
Aspiration Pneumonia

  • One life-threatening complication of infection is sepsis, which often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Patches of discolored skin is a symptom of severe sepsis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Shock is a state of physical shutdown that your body enters shock when there's not enough blood circulating blood. Call 911 if you experience confusion, clammy skin, chest pain, and nausea.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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
  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a severe lung condition that occurs when fluid fills up the air sacs in your lungs. Common symptoms include labored breathing, fever, fast pulse, and blue skin or nails.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure. Low blood pressure is good in most cases, but it may lead to fatigue, dizziness, or even loss of consciousness. It can be a symptom of an underlying condition.
    Source:HLCMS
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