These fluids collect in and around the alveoli, and the alveolar walls thicken. Both events seriously reduce gas exchange and lead to hypoxemia, interfering with oxygenation and possibly leading to death. The capillary leak spreads the infection to other areas of the lung. If the organisms move into the bloodstream sepsis occurs. (3) Etiology: Pneumonia develops when the immune system cannot combat the virulence of the invading organisms.
Sources of moisture on the skin from urine, stool, or perspiration can irritate the skin. Poor hygiene , not washing regularly or drying properly Poor nutrition and/or dehydration. Bed sores are more likely to form when the skin is not properly nourished. 1.4 Friction and shearing can occur when a patient or resident is pulled up in bed or in the chair. These
Bronchitis Y McCormick HCS/245 (BSDW1ES7G6) If the lining of the bronchial tubes get infected it can cause you to feel a tightness in the chest, have a stuffy nose, and sometimes couch up mucus. This mucus can be clear, yellowish or even green at times. A common cold could cause you to obtain an upper respiratory infection or bronchitis. Primary When you have a low immune system your body tends to pick up different types of infectious diseases. Such as colds, flu, and when if you have allergies that seems to really be the target.
Chest pain can include heaviness, pressure, tightness, aching, burning, numbness and fullness. Sometimes chest pain can be mistaken for indigestion or heart burn. Angina can be felt in the chest, shoulders, left arm, neck back and jaw. Physical and emotional stress can also cause chest pain. Once the emotional stress goes away and your body is calmed down after physical stress, the chest pains will usually go away within minutes.
Potential side-effects - Addiction to these can happen if taken over a long period of time. Also, irritation of the stomach, liver damage and sleep disturbances as some analgesics contain caffeine. Strong painkillers can cause nausea and vomiting, drownsiness, confusion, constipation and dependence. Antibiotics e.g. amoxicillin - Antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma are similar to those of Hodgkin’s lymphoma and include swollen lymph nodes in your neck, armpits, or groin, abdominal pain or swelling, chest pain, coughing, or trouble breathing, fatigue, fever, night sweats and weight loss. As with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, doctors are not sure what causes this disease. This lymphoma occurs when your body produces too many abnormal lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). Normally lymphocytes go through a cycle when old ones die and are replaced by new ones. In Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, your lymphocytes don’t die, but continue to grow and divide.
This can bring about shortness of breath, leg swelling (called edema), and different issues. Furthermore, organs in your body may not get the oxygen and supplements they have to work legitimately. Heart failure is a perpetual (progressing) condition that creates after some time. It is typically created by fundamental conditions, for example, hypertension or coronary illness. These conditions harm your heart, making the heart muscle hardened or thick.
The germs that are in the air can be breathed into your lungs. Lastly, if you inhale certain foods, liquids, vomit, or secretions from your mouth into your lungs, that can give you pneumonia. Secretion is when a substance is discharged from a part of your body. Some symptoms for Pneumonia are a cough with bloody mucus, a fever (mild or high), and chills. Others may be shortness of breath, sharp stabbing chest pains, sweating, clammy skin, and confusion (F2).
It causes inflammation in parts of the intestines which secretes large amounts of water and salt; the bowels can also swell, thicken, and form sores and also scar tissue. The route of food through the intestines irritates their lining and causes bleeding and pain, nutrients are then prevented from being absorbed effectively. As a result, some common symptoms of Crohn's disease include diarrhea,
It can also make the eye very itchy and this can make the condition worse if the sufferer repeatedly scratches it due to this symptom. • Signs and Symptoms. Conjunctivitis commonly produces hyperemia of the conjunctiva, sometimes accompanied by discharge, tearing and, with corneal involvement, pain and photophobia. It generally doesn’t affect vision 1. Blurred vision 2.