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52 possible causes of "Chest pain, Shortness of brea..."
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Lightheadedness
  • General weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Jaw pain
1. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Respiratory crackles
  • Tired
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
2. Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with flui...
Symptoms:
  • Bone tenderness
  • Hoarseness
  • Back pain
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Bone pain
3. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
  • Bounding pulse
  • Lightheadedness
4. Abnormal Heart Rhythms
Have you ever felt your heart skip a beat? If you're not a character in a romance novel, that may mean you have an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, an...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Pain
  • Chest pain under breastbone
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
5. Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Pain
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
6. Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. It's not a single disease, but rather, a number of different heart disorders all caused by the same thing: the heart working unde...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Headache
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Crushing chest pain
  • Swelling of the hands or legs
7. High Blood Pressure Overview
Hypertension, or high blood pressure (HBP), increases the risk of heart attack, stroke & other health problems. Learn HBP symptoms & get treatment under an MD's care.
Symptoms:
  • Blue fingernails
  • Swollen legs
  • Shortness of breath at rest
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
8. Cor Pulmonare
Cor pulmonale is a condition that most commonly arises out of complications from pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also known as right-sided heart failure because it occurs within the right ventricl...
Symptoms:
  • Chest pain at rest
  • Cough
  • Flank pain
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
9. Costochondritis (Tietze's Syndrome)
Costochondritis causes chest pain that is related to inflammation of cartilage in your rib cage. More specifically, costochondritis often affects the cartilage where upper ribs attach to the sternum (breastbone). Thi...
Symptoms:
  • Chest pain
  • Heart rate altered
  • Swollen legs
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Slow heart rate
10. Congestive (Dilated) Cardiomyopathy
Congestive cardiomyopathy, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is characterized by a weak primary pumping chamber in the heart. Your heart automatically attempts to correct for this inefficiency. In turn, thi...

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