Respiratory failure

What is Respiratory failure?

It is condition caused by failure of lung tissue to properly oxygenate the blood.

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my mom is in hospital after going into respiratory failure two weeks ago. she spent eleven days in icu and is on three different antibiotics for...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Respiratory failure causes right sided heart damage and failure.
Right...

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hi i was in hospital with scepticema/ respiratory failure all resulting from pnemonia, in ICU . thankfully i am better now, recovering from...

doctor1 MD

hi,
when you have shortness of breath then your heart rate also goes up.
would suggest get a cardiology work up done to rule out any heart problem...

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