Left Ventricular Failure or Mitral Stenosis
Often dry, especially on exertion or at night; may progress to the pink frothy sputum of pulmonary edema or to frank hemoptysis
Dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Dry to productive; may be dark, bright red, or mixed with blood
Dyspnea, anxiety, chest pain, fever; factors that predispose to deep venous thrombosis
Irritating Particles, Chemicals, or Gases
Variable. There may be a latent period between exposure and symptoms.
Exposure to irritants. Eyes, nose, and throat may be affected.
Characteristics of hemoptysis are
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