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28 possible causes of "Cough, Chest pain, Shortness ..."
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
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:
  • Pain
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
2. 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:
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
3. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Heartburn
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Shoulder pain
4. 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:
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
5. 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:
  • Heart rate altered
  • Edema
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Frothy sputum
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:
  • Chest tightness
  • Swollen legs
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blue lips
7. 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:
  • Cough
  • Flank pain
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
  • Chest pain at rest
8. 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Excessive sweating
9. MRSA (Staph) Infection
MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) is a type of staphylococcus bacteria (staph) that is resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics. MRSA is contagious and can cause life-threatening infection. MRSA isn't foun...
Symptoms:
  • Weight loss
  • Malaise
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
10. 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...

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