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
Cold and Clammy Skin
Cough that is tinged with blood
Bluish tinged lips
Tachycardia or rapid irregular heartbeat.
Chronic Symptoms include
Shortness of breathe when doing any physical activity
Dyspnea with exertion
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
Tachycardia and Palpitations
Difficulty walking uphill
In the Next Article we will discuss about its treatment and rehabilitation
8 replies on “Sign and Symptoms of Pulmonary Edema”
When I was student,I saw “sputum (foam)” of Pulmonary Edema patients.
so did u remember how was it
Foamy Sputum,difficult Sputum expectoration,
Patient have to sitting because of dyspnea.
yes foamy sputum is a long term sign in acute cases we get to witness blood tinged sputum expectoration
Your profession is Doctor?
Yes I’m a physiotherapist by profession