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23 possible causes of "Chills, Shortness of breath"
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
1. 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:
  • Excessive sweating
  • Tender lymph node
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Moist skin
  • High-pitched breath sounds
2. Cold and Flu Overview
Overview Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to th...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
3. The Atypical Facts About Atypical Pneumonia
Atypical pneumonia refers to pneumonia (a long infection) that is not caused by the bacteria that cause the "typical pneumonia." Typical pneumonia tends to be more serious than atypical pneumonia. This type of pneumoni...
Symptoms:
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
4. Swine Flu
Swine flu, also known as the H1N1 virus, made headlines in 2009 when it was declared a pandemic (Dandagi & Byahatti, 2011). Pandemics are contagious diseases affecting people throughout the world or on multipl...
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rattling breathing
  • Body ache
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:
  • Abscess of chest wall
  • Fertility problem
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
6. Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
Symptoms:
  • Malaise
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Moist skin
7. Empyema
Empyema is a collection of pus (dead cells and infected fluid) inside a body cavity. Usually, this term refers to pus inside your pleural cavity, or "pleural space." The pleural cavity is the thin space between th...
Symptoms:
  • Seizures
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Groin lump
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Neck lump
8. Infectious Mononucleosis
Infectious mononucleosis, often called "mono," is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It typically occurs in teenagers, but you can get it at any age. The virus is spread through saliva, which is why some peopl...
Symptoms:
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Anxiety attack
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Swallowing problem
9. Panic Disorder
Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of having a panic attack. You are having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror that has no obvious cause. You may experience physical symptoms such as ...
Symptoms:
  • Ataxia
  • Confusion
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
10. Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of lung infection, or pneumonia. It is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria and the disease were named following an outbreak of the infection at a Philadelphi...

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