Breathing Fast

Tachypnea indicates an increased rate of breathing but it need not be an indicator of distress. Causes could vary widely including conditions of the respiratory system, heart, neuromusclular, metabolic, endocrine, hematologic, abdominal etc. This could also be accompanied with cough, dyspnea, fatigue, weight loss, anorexia, polydipsia, polyuria.

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