Chronic respiratory failure

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What is chronic respiratory failure?

Chronic respiratory failure is the inability to move oxygen to the organs and tissue in the body and the inability to remove carbon dioxide from the blood. Some chronic conditions or injuries may contribute to chronic respiratory failure.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic respiratory failure

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for chronic respiratory failure

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Compare treatments taken by people with chronic respiratory failure

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Who has chronic respiratory failure on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 6 say chronic respiratory failure is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 1
50s 6
60s 7
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 18

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from chronic respiratory failure patients who have completed their condition history
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