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Synonyms for dyspnea

difficult or labored respiration

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The most common symptoms of pulmonary TB include cough, weight loss, fever, chills, and night sweats; chest pain, hemoptysis, and dypsnea are also seen, although less frequently.
In agreement with that study we also did not find differences in BMI, smoking status, or dypsnea score between COPD patients with and without macrocytosis.
Within this population of cancer survivors, dypsnea was found in 205 individuals (60 percent), nearly three-fold the number of patients who presented with dyspnea before their surgery (21 percent).
20,21,22,24,27,28,32-34) Dyspnea measures included the Transition Dyspnea Index, (22,24,25) the Borg Scale, (22,27) the Baseline Dyspnea Index, (27) and the Perception of Dypsnea scale.
The most common reaction involving the airway is bronchospasm, during which patients often develop tachycardia and dypsnea.