Pulmonary Edema (Wet Lung)

About- Pulmonary edema also called wet lung, lung congestion, lung water, and pulmonary congestion is a condition caused by excess fluid in the numerous air sacs in the lungs, prevent normal breathing.
 
Symptoms-
 Cough with sputum
 Anxiety
 Blue-tinged lips
 Chest discomfort
 Cold, clammy skin
 Coughing up blood
 Difficulty walking uphill
 Fatigue
 Fever
 Headaches
 Irregular heartbeat
 Palpitations
 Rapid weight gain
 Restlessness
 Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
 Suffocation
 Swelling in the lower portion
 Wheezing
 
Causes-

 Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
 Cardiomyopathy
 Congestive heart failure (CHF)
 Coronary artery disease
 Exposure to certain toxins
 Heart attack, or other heart diseases
 Heart valve problems
 High Altitudes
 High blood pressure (hypertension)
 Illicit drug use or drug overdose
 Inhaling water
 Kidney failure
 Leaking, narrowed, or damaged heart valves
 Lung damage caused by severe infection or inhalation of smoke or toxins
 Major trauma or injury
 Nervous system conditions
 Pancreatitis
 Pneumonia
 Pulmonary embolism
 Sepsis

Specialists to visit
 Cardiologist

 Pulmonologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com

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