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What is the reason for the increased respiratory rate when you have kidney stones?

What is the reason for the increased respiratory rate when you have kidney stones?

Pain: People with pain have in increased respiratory rate. If you are not in pain, then something else is going on, see your health care provider. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


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Could pulmozyme (dornase alfa) use result in increased respiratory rate in non-cf patient with a tracheostomy?

Could pulmozyme (dornase alfa) use result in increased respiratory rate in non-cf patient with a tracheostomy?

Maybe: Side effects with Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) are various and can include irritation of the throat, nose and voice changes. It can also cause hoarseness. I use a fair amount in my patients and have not seen it increase respiratory rate. I guess if it was irritating the airway you could breath faster due to pain/discomfort. I don't think that increased resp rate is very common on this drug. ...Read more

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Why would pulse and respiratory rate increased during a severe asthma attack?

Why would  pulse and respiratory rate increased during a severe asthma attack?

Low oxygen...: During an asthma exacerbation the body is trying to get enough oxygen via the blood to all critical organs. So, by increasing the respiratory rate, more oxygen can enter the body via the lungs. By increasing the heart rate, more blood can be circulated so more oxygen can be delivered. Both are compensation mechanisms the body uses to insure adequate oxygen delivery. ...Read more

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Why would blood pressure, pulse and respiratory rate increased during a severe asthma attack?

Why would blood pressure, pulse and respiratory rate increased during a severe asthma attack?

Low oxygen & stress: The respiratory rate increases due to low oxygen in the blood. The increase in pulse and BP are the body's response to stress. ...Read more

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What influences respiratory rate?

What influences respiratory rate?

Numerous: Main patient effects on respiratory rate include: 1. Anxiety 2. Fever 3. High acid levels in the body (metabolic) all of the above can increase your respiratory rate. ...Read more

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Will my respiratory rate increase if I start program of long-term exercise?

Will my respiratory rate increase if I start program of long-term exercise?

No: The respiratory rate will increase during the exercise, but will not be affected long term. Your heart rate may decrease from exercise and that is generally a healthy reduction to a certain point. ...Read more

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What is the normal respiratory rate for infants?

What is the normal respiratory rate for infants?

24-38 bpm: While newborns may breathe up to 50 BPM in the neonatal period, this settles down into the 20's to mid 30's by the end of the first weeks. Increases are common for increased activity or fever. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more