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Sign and Symptoms of Pulmonary Edema

In this article we will discuss about various sign and symptoms that signifies pulmonary oedema. So, let’s get started. Pulmonary Edema is accumulation of fluid inside the lungs and is characterised by following Sign and Symptoms

Sign and Symptoms

Acute Symptoms include

Difficulty Breathing(dyspnea)

Wheezing

Cold and Clammy Skin

Cough that is tinged with blood

Bluish tinged lips

Anxiety, restlessness

Suffocation

Tachycardia or rapid irregular heartbeat.

Chronic Symptoms include

Shortness of breathe when doing any physical activity

Dyspnea with exertion

Wheezing

Weight Gain

Swelling of lower limbs

Fatigue

Awakening at night due to cough or breathlessness and relieves after sitting up.

High Altitude Pulmonary Edema Symptoms includes

Shortness of breathe

Cough

Fever

Fatigue

Chest discomfort

Tachycardia and Palpitations

Headache

Difficulty walking uphill

In the Next Article we will discuss about its treatment and rehabilitation

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