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What are the early symptoms of adult respiratory distress syndrome?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Trouble breathing

The one symptoms that all who get ARDS is dyspnea, which progresses to an inability to breath on their own.
Cough may be present, but not always, fever may be present, as well as chest tightness. Pain is usually absent.

In brief: Trouble breathing

The one symptoms that all who get ARDS is dyspnea, which progresses to an inability to breath on their own.
Cough may be present, but not always, fever may be present, as well as chest tightness. Pain is usually absent.
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Breathing Failure

Ards, or acute respiratory distress syndrome, is a lung condition which causes scarring and inflammation of the lungs due to another cause: infection, pneumonia, inflammation of the pancreas, or other unknown causes.
Typically, patients with ARDS require a respirator and can need one for days to weeks. The typical symptoms are difficulty breathing, low oxygen levels. It almost always needs a hosp.

In brief: Breathing Failure

Ards, or acute respiratory distress syndrome, is a lung condition which causes scarring and inflammation of the lungs due to another cause: infection, pneumonia, inflammation of the pancreas, or other unknown causes.
Typically, patients with ARDS require a respirator and can need one for days to weeks. The typical symptoms are difficulty breathing, low oxygen levels. It almost always needs a hosp.
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