Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Wet Lung)

About- Acute respiratory distress syndrome also known as the wet lung is a life-threatening medical condition in which small, elastic air sacs are formed in the lungs. Because of that, vital organs of the body do not get sufficient oxygen.
 
Symptoms-
 Severe shortness of breath
Rapid breathing
Low blood pressure
Extreme tiredness, drowsiness, or confusion
Feeling faint
 
Causes-
 Pneumonia or severe flu 
Blood poisoning (Sepsis)
Severe chest, head or other injuries  
Accidental inhalation of vomit, smoke or toxic chemicals
Pancreatitis

Complications

 Blood clotting disorder 
Lung infection
Collapsed lung (pneumothorax)
Scarring (pulmonary fibrosis)
 
Specialists to Visit
 Pulmonologist 
Critical Care Specialist
Infectious disease specialist
 

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References-
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://emedicine.medscape.com

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