Pulmonary Edema: Overview

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Pulmonary edema is a fluid buildup in the lungs usually caused by congestive heart failure.

Symptoms of pulmonary edema include, but may not be limited to, severe shortness of breath, sweating, bluish lips and/or nails, and a cough that starts out dry but may eventually produce bloody mucus.

Pulmonary edema is a very serious medical condition that requires emergency medical treatment.

See Also

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  8. Selenium
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