10 Pulmonary Edema Symptoms

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Symptom #2: Cough

Another common symptom of pulmonary edema is cough. A cough develops as a reflex mechanism because the concentration in the blood of carbon dioxide continues to increase.

Initially, cough is unproductive, but as the accumulation of fluid in the lungs continues and the condition progresses, cough is associated with chest pain and becomes productive, where coughing up blood or a bloody froth is characteristic.

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