Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure


General information about symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure. Furthermore, symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure.

List of symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Congestive Heart Failure includes:

Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure: Heart failure happens when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the demands of the body. Symptoms include shortness of breath, lung sounds on examination, fluid retention, and fatigue.1

More symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Congestive Heart Failure, underlying causes of Congestive Heart Failure, associated conditions for Congestive Heart Failure, risk factors for Congestive Heart Failure, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:

1. excerpt from Facts About Heart Failure in Older Adults: CDC-OC

Last revision: October 23, 2003

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