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21 possible causes of "Fast heart rate, Shortness of..."
Symptoms:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Heart murmurs
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Swelling of scrotum
1. 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:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Stopped breathing
2. 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:
  • Neck lump
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Groin lump
3. 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:
  • Pain
  • Confusion
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Chest pain
4. 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:
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Lethargy
5. Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiogenic shock is a state where the heart has been damaged to the point where it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. As a result of the failure of the heart to pump enough nutrients to th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Numbness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Dizziness
6. Hypovolemic Shock
Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pum...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Excessive sweating
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Cough
7. 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:
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Crushing chest pain
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Swelling of the hands or legs
8. 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:
  • Joint pain
  • General weakness
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Itching
9. Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease of the red blood cells (RBCs). Normally RBCs are shaped like a disk. This gives them the flexibility to travel through even the smallest blood vessels. However, in people wit...
Symptoms:
  • Neonatal cyanosis
  • Fatigue
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
  • Blue fingernails
10. Ventricular Septal Defects
A ventral septal defect, more commonly known as a ventricular septal defect (VSD), is a hole between the heart's lower chambers (ventricles). The defect can occur anywhere within the muscle dividing the two sides of th...

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