Pulmonary Edema,Sign and Symptoms of Pulmonary Edema

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)


Cold and Clammy Skin

Cough that is tinged with blood

Bluish tinged lips

Anxiety, restlessness


Tachycardia or rapid irregular heartbeat.

Chronic Symptoms include

Shortness of breathe when doing any physical activity

Dyspnea with exertion


Weight Gain

Swelling of lower limbs


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

High Altitude Pulmonary Edema Symptoms includes

Shortness of breathe




Chest discomfort

Tachycardia and Palpitations


Difficulty walking uphill

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


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