Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Breathing Difficulty and Confusion 94 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 94 conditions that can cause Breathing Difficulty and Confusion.

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There are 5 common conditions that can cause Breathing Difficulty and Confusion.
  1. Asthma
  2. Bacterial Pneumonia
  3. COPD
  4. Hypertension
  5. Pneumonia
There are 10 somewhat common conditions that can cause Breathing Difficulty and Confusion.
  1. Drowning and Near Drowning
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Drug Toxicity
  4. Haemophilus Pneumonia
  5. Hypoglycemia
  6. Immune System Deficiency
  7. Insulin Reaction
  8. Kidney Disease
  9. Premature Ventricular Contractions
  10. Staph Infections
There are 24 uncommon conditions that can cause Breathing Difficulty and Confusion.
  1. AIDS
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Aspiration Pneumonia
  4. Atelectasis
  5. Chlamydia Pneumonia
  6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  7. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  8. Digoxin Toxicity
  9. Electrical Injury
  10. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  11. High Altitude Illness
  12. Hypothyroidism
  13. Irritant Inhalational Injury
  14. Klebsiella Pneumonia
  15. Low Neutrophil Count
  16. Multiple Sclerosis
  17. Pernicious Anemia
  18. Scuba Injuries
  19. Smoke Inhalation
  20. Stab Wounds
  21. Staphylococcus Pneumonia
  22. Streptococcus Pneumonia
  23. Theophylline Toxicity
  24. Thyroiditis
There are 55 rare conditions that can cause Breathing Difficulty and Confusion.
  1. Abdominal Sepsis
  2. Acute Glomerulonephritis
  3. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  4. Amyloidosis
  5. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  6. Aortic Rupture
  7. Asphyxiant Inhalations
  8. Aspirin Overdose
  9. Beriberi
  10. Bird Flu
  11. Bubonic Plague
  12. Burkitt Lymphoma
  13. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  14. Coccidioidomycosis
  15. Cryptococcal Infection
  16. Cyanide Poisoning
  17. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  18. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  19. Ehrlichiosis
  20. End Stage Renal Disease
  21. Fat Embolism
  22. Gangrene
  23. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  24. Histoplasmosis
  25. Hydrocarbon Inhalation
  26. Inhaled Foreign Body
  27. Insecticide Inhalation
  28. Legionnaire's Disease
  29. Listeriosis
  30. Malignant Hypertension
  31. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  32. Moraxella Pneumonia
  33. Nephrotic Syndrome
  34. Nocardia Infection
  35. Pericardial Tamponade
  36. Pneumothorax
  37. Polio
  38. Psittacosis
  39. Pulmonary Contusion
  40. Pulmonary Embolism
  41. Respiratory Failure
  42. Reye's Syndrome
  43. Sepsis
  44. Septic Thrombophlebitis
  45. Shock
  46. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  47. Snakebite
  48. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  49. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  50. Syphilis
  51. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  52. Toxic Inhalations
  53. Toxoplasmosis
  54. Typhus
  55. Ventricular Septal Defect

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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