2 Potential Rapid, Deep Breaths Causes
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In hyperventilation syndrome, one can experience shortness of breath and often a person breaths fast and heavily. There is usually no physical problem causing these symptoms, and symptoms are often caused by anxiety, stress or emotions. Next to shortness of breath, one can experience symptoms of chest pain, palpitations or tingling in hands, feet and face. These symptoms occur commonly as attacks.
Chronic with relapses
- Top Symptoms:
- anxiety, shortness of breath, dizziness, racing heart beat, chest pain
- Symptoms that always occur with hyperventiliation syndrome:
- rapid, deep breaths
- Symptoms that never occur with hyperventiliation syndrome:
- shortness of breath after a few stairs
- Primary care doctor
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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when the body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. Unless treated quickly and aggressively, DKA can lead to coma and death.
No lasting effects if treated quickly, but risk of death if not identified early.
- Top Symptoms:
- abdominal pain (stomach ache), fatigue, nausea or vomiting, being severely ill, fever
- Symptoms that always occur with diabetic ketoacidosis:
- being severely ill
- Emergency medical service
Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Rapid, Deep Breaths
- Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
- Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
- Q.Do you currently smoke?
- Q.Do you have a cough?
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Rapid, Deep Breaths Symptom Checker Statistics
People who have experienced rapid, deep breaths have also experienced:
- 5% Tight, Heavy, Squeezing Chest Pain
- 4% Fatigue
- 3% Rib Pain
People who have experienced rapid, deep breaths were most often matched with:
- 4% Hyperventiliation Syndrome
Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).