Wet Lungs (Ards)
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: respiratory failure of sudden onset due to fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema), following an abrupt increase in the permeability of the normal barrier between the capillaries in the lungs and the air sacs.
People with ards have severe shortness of breath and often are unable to breathe on their own without support from a ventilator.
Sepsis. The most common cause of ards is sepsis, a serious and widespread infection of the bloodstream.,Inhalation of harmful substances. ..., Severe pneumonia. ..., Head, chest or other major injury