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8 possible causes of "Rapid breathing, Low blood pr..."
Symptoms:
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of consciousness
1. Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiogenic shock is a state where the heart has been damaged to the point where it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. As a result of the failure of the heart to pump enough nutrients to th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Ataxia
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Numbness
2. Hypovolemic Shock
Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pum...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Absent pulse
  • Heart rate altered
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Decreased urine output
3. Septic Shock
Septic shock is what happens as a complication of an infection where toxins can initiate a full-body inflammatory response. It often occurs in people who are elderly or have a weakened immune system. It is thought tha...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Drowsiness
  • Jugular venous engorgement
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Absent pulse
4. The Catastrophy of Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac tamponade is a condition where the sac that encases your heart fills with fluid and then puts pressure on your heart. This undue pressure keeps the heart from filling with blood properly. When this happens, th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Bedwetting
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Shock
  • Alteration in consciousness
5. Caffeine Overdose
Caffeine overdose may occur when you ingest more than the recommended amount of caffeine, which is usually 200 to 300 mg per day. However, a safe amount of caffeine is different for everyone, as it depends on weight...
Symptoms:
  • Strange and inexplicable behavior
  • Shock
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
6. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is both odorless and colorless. It emanates from anything that produces combustion fumes. Common devices that produce these fumes include: heaters fireplaces car mufflers space heater...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Low blood pressure
  • Rapid breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Swollen legs
7. Pulmonary Embolism
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that affects the lungs. Typically, a blood clot travels from another area in the body before becoming lodged in one of the arteries that supply blood to the lungs. A pulmonar...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Increased urination
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rapid breathing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
8. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication that stems from diabetes. If you don't have enough insulin to help your body process sugars (glucose), your body will start burning fat to fuel itself. As a result...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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