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Shortness of breath    

38 possible causes of "Fast heart rate, Shortness of..."
Symptoms:
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Fast heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
1. 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:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Heart murmurs
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • High blood pressure
2. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. You have four heart chambers: two atria in the upper half of the heart and two ventricles in the lower half. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Sting injury
  • Pain
  • Bee sting
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tongue swelling
3. Anaphylaxis
For people with severe allergies, exposure to their allergen can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Most cases o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Jugular venous engorgement
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stops breathing
4. Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lung)
Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung. Pneumothorax occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs-the pleural space. This can cause the lung to collapse and put pressure on the heart. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Social fear
  • Chest pain
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Numbness
5. 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:
  • Rapid breathing
  • Headache
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
6. Caffeine Overdose
Caffeine overdose may occur when you ingest more than the recommended amount of caffeine, which is usually 200 to 300 mg per day. However, a safe amount of caffeine is different for everyone, as it depends on weight...
Symptoms:
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Low blood pressure
  • Wheezing
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen legs
7. Pulmonary Embolism
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that affects the lungs. Typically, a blood clot travels from another area in the body before becoming lodged in one of the arteries that supply blood to the lungs. A pulmonar...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Blood in stool
  • Clammy skin
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lightheadedness
8. Bleeding
Bleeding is the name commonly used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). Blood loss can occur in almost any area o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Confusion
9. Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are irregular heart rhythms that occur when the upper chambers of your heart (the atria) beat too fast.Atrial fibrillation can be sustained or can occur in bursts. It creates a...
Symptoms:
  • High blood pressure
  • Fever
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Irritable mood
10. Adrenergic Bronchodilators Overdose
An overdose happens when you take too much of a drug. Whether intentional or accidental, drug overdoses can be life threatening. Adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when a person has taken too much of a certain typ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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