Symptoms could include:
- Excessive sweating
- Labored Breathing
- Gasping For Breath
- Night Cough
- Shortness of Breath On Exertion
- Shortness of Breath at Rest
- High-Pitched Breath Sounds
- Dry Cough
- Rapid Breathing
- Hacking Cough
- Blue Lips
- Stopped Breathing
- Cough, Productive
- Stops Breathing
- Coughing Up Phlegm
- Abnormal Breathing
- Moist Skin
- Painful Respiration
- Sudden Awakening
- Intercostal Recession
- Blue Fingernails
- Short of breath at night
- Coughing Up Yellow Sputum
- Blue Color Skin
- Unable to Take Deep Breaths
- Shortness of Breath
- Chest Tightness
- Exercise Intolerance
Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. A severe and long-lasting cough, fever, and night sweats could indicate an active TB infection.
A cough is a common reflex action that aims to clear the throat of mucus or foreign irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent action, although there are a number of other conditions that can cause more frequent bouts of co...
Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe. It is heard most clearly when you exhale, but in severe cases, it can be heard when you inhale. It is caused by narrowed airways and/or inflammation. Wheezing may be a symptom of a...
Hyperhidrosis disorder is a condition that causes excessive sweating.
Labored breathing is a medical emergency. Breathing is an automatic process, regulated in the brainstem. Working to breathe is usually a sign of
Labored breathing is working hard to breathe. Labored respiration, struggling to breathe. Labored breathing is a medical emergency. Breathing is an automatic process, regulated in the brainstem. Working to breathe is usually a sign of a serious me...
Many people experience feel short of breath during strenuous activity if they are not accustomed to exercise. If you have a sudden onset of difficulty breathing doing a normal routine, it may be a medical emergency.
Shortness of breath on exertion (SOBOE) is when you have difficulty breathing while performing a physical activity. SOBOE can occur during routine activities like walking up a flight of stairs. You are more likely to feel shortness of breath when ...
When the airways are blocked or narrowed by inflammation, secretions, a foreign object, mass, swelling or spasm, the breath sounds become noisy. If the high pitched breath sounds are a sign of difficulty breathing then immediate medial attention is required..
Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
What is anxiety? Anxiety often manifests itself as an apprehension about daily life. Learn the basics with this overview of the types of anxiety disorders.
Shyness is a feeling of fear or discomfort caused by other people, especially in new situations or among strangers. Shyness is an unpleasant feeling of self-consciousness, a fear of what other people are thinking.
Depersonalization is a feeling of disconnection from one's identity. People feel like they have no control of their own thoughts and actions.
Fidgeting is usually used to describe someone who is seen as not being able to sit still. Fidgety people move in their seats constantly, move their hands and feet and appear to be in perpetual motion.
Fidgeting is moving about restlessly or the behavior of being continually in motion. Fidgets, fidgety. Fidgeting is usually used to describe someone who is seen as not being able to sit still. Fidgety people move in their seats constantly, move th...
Blue lips may represent a type of cyanosis caused by a lower level of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells. It may also represent a high level of an abnormal form of hemoglobin in the circulation.
Discover causes of blue lips including asthma, carbon monoxide poisoning, cyanosis, and others.
Apnea is slowed or stopped breathing that usually occurs during sleep. Bruises can result from the mask worn to aid in breathing, called CPAP.
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.
Moist skin is an indication that the body is sweating (perspiring). Perspiration is the release of liquid from the sweat glands of the body, a normal body function to help the body stay cool.
Painful respirations may be an indicator of a serious underlying medical problem requiring prompt medical intervention. For any unexplained chest pain or if there is difficulty breathing immediate medial attention is generally required.
Your intercostal muscles are attached to your ribs, and they normally contract and move your ribs up when you breathe in air. At the same time, your diaphragm drops lower, and your lungs fill with air. When you have a partial blockage in your uppe...
Blue fingernails may represent a type of cyanosis caused by a lower level of lack of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells. It may also represent a high level of an abnormal form of hemoglobin in the circulation.
Cyanosis is condition in which a person develops a bluish tint to the skin, fingernails, and fingertips. It's caused by not having enough oxygen in your blood and can occur suddenly or over time due to chronic illness.
Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
Breathing difficulty is a broad term that is used to describe discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. This can develop gradually, or your breathing may suddenly become more laboured. In either case, medical attent...
Breathing difficulty describes discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. If you're unable to breathe in enough oxygen, your fingernails and lips may turn blue.