Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rapid Breathing and Tachycardia 129 Causes

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There are 13 common conditions that can cause Rapid Breathing and Tachycardia.
  1. Allergic Reactions
  2. Ant Bites
  3. Asthma
  4. Bacterial Pneumonia
  5. Bee Sting
  6. Bronchiolitis
  7. COPD
  8. Croup
  9. Food Allergies
  10. Food Reactions
  11. Iron Deficient Anemia
  12. Pneumonia
  13. Vaginal Bleeding after Delivery
There are 27 somewhat common conditions that can cause Rapid Breathing and Tachycardia.
  1. Abdominal Injury
  2. Acute Coronary Syndrome
  3. Allergic Urticaria
  4. Anemia
  5. Angina
  6. Atypical Angina
  7. Congestive Heart Failure
  8. Drug Allergy
  9. Drug Side Effect
  10. Drug Toxicity
  11. Endemic Goiter
  12. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  13. Grave's Disease
  14. Haemophilus Pneumonia
  15. Heart Attack
  16. Hyperglycemia
  17. Hyperthyroidism
  18. Hypoglycemia
  19. Insulin Reaction
  20. Narcotic Withdrawal
  21. Panic Attacks
  22. Postpartum Hemorrhage
  23. Premature Ventricular Contractions
  24. Staph Infections
  25. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  26. Vaginal Bleeding after Hysterectomy
  27. Ventricular Arrhythmia
There are 30 uncommon conditions that can cause Rapid Breathing and Tachycardia.
  1. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  2. Allergic Alveolitis
  3. Anaphylaxis
  4. Arrhythmia
  5. Aspiration Pneumonia
  6. Aspirin Allergy
  7. Chlamydia Pneumonia
  8. Chronic Pancreatitis
  9. Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia
  10. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  11. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  12. Drug Withdrawal
  13. Esophageal Ulcers
  14. Esophageal Varices
  15. High Altitude Illness
  16. Holiday Heart Syndrome
  17. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  18. Hypotension
  19. Klebsiella Pneumonia
  20. Liver Injury
  21. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  22. Pancreatitis
  23. Peanut Allergy
  24. Respiratory Distress
  25. Sickle Cell Anemia
  26. Stab Wounds
  27. Staphylococcus Pneumonia
  28. Streptococcus Pneumonia
  29. Theophylline Toxicity
  30. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 59 rare conditions that can cause Rapid Breathing and Tachycardia.
  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  2. Abdominal Sepsis
  3. Adenocarcinoma of the Bronchus
  4. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  5. Aortic Rupture
  6. Aspirin Overdose
  7. Carcinoid Syndrome
  8. Coccidioidomycosis
  9. Cor Pulmonale
  10. Cyanide Poisoning
  11. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  12. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  13. Fat Embolism
  14. Ganglioneuroma
  15. Hantavirus
  16. Hemochromatosis
  17. Hemothorax
  18. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  19. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  20. Legionnaire's Disease
  21. Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome
  22. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  23. Malignant Neuroleptic Syndrome
  24. Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
  25. Moraxella Pneumonia
  26. Myocarditis
  27. Neuroblastoma
  28. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  29. Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  30. Perforated Bowel
  31. Perforated Ulcer
  32. Pericardial Tamponade
  33. Pericarditis
  34. Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  35. Pneumothorax
  36. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  37. Prinzmetal's Angina
  38. Pulmonary Embolism
  39. Pulmonary Hypertension
  40. Pulmonary Stenosis
  41. Respiratory Failure
  42. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  43. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  44. Scorpion Stings
  45. Sepsis
  46. Septic Thrombophlebitis
  47. Shock
  48. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  49. Snakebite
  50. Spherocytosis
  51. Splenomegaly
  52. Sulfite Sensitivity
  53. Tetanus
  54. Tetralogy of Fallot
  55. Toxoplasmosis
  56. Traumatic Pneumothorax
  57. Ventricular Septal Defect
  58. Ventricular Tachycardia
  59. Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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