Symptom: Rapid breathing

Rapid breathing: Breathing rate increased (tachypnea)
Detailed cause information for symptom: Rapid breathing:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Rapid breathing (30 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Rapid breathing (1 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Rapid breathing (28 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Rapid breathing condition information
  • Causes of Tachypnea (7 conditions)
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Rapid breathing: breathing difficulty (158), wheezing (28), shallow breathing (9)
    Rapid breathing type of: Breathing symptoms (165), Breathing difficulties (158)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Rapid breathing: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Rapid breathing as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Rapid breathing: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Rapid breathing as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Rapid breathing: The following list of conditions have 'Rapid breathing' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome ... tachypnoea (rapid breathing)
  • Amphetamines ... rapid breathing
  • Anemia ... rapid breathing
  • Asthma ... Rapid breathing


  • Bronchiolitis ... rapid breathing
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... rapid shallow breathing (tachypnea)


  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... rapid breathing
  • Chemical pneumonia ... rapid breathing
  • Collapsed lung ... rapid breathing
  • Croup ... rapid breathing


  • Dehydration ... rapid breathing
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis ... rapid breathing


  • Heatstroke ... rapid breathing
  • Hyperventilation ... rapid breathing


  • Melioidosis ... rapid breathing


  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome ... very rapid breathing (tachypnea)


  • Panic attack ... rapid breathing
  • Pericarditis ... rapid breathing
  • Peritonitis ... rapid breathing
  • Pheochromocytoma ... rapid breathing
  • Pleurisy ... rapid breathing
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... Rapid breathing
  • Pneumonia ... rapid breathing
  • Pneumonic plague ... rapid breathing
  • Pulmonary edema ... rapid breathing
  • Pulmonary embolism ... Tachypnea


  • Shock ... rapid breathing
  • Syncope ... rapid breathing

    Related medical articles for Tachypnea:
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  • Causes of Tachypnea
  • Symptoms of Tachypnea

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