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52 possible causes of "Fever, Shortness of breath"
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nail problem
1. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Pain
  • Chest pain under breastbone
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
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:
  • Respiratory crackles
  • Tired
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
3. 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
  • Crying
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Vomiting
4. 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:
  • Blue fingernails
  • Blue lips
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid breathing
5. RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) Infection
Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common virus that can affect individuals of all ages. It is more common among children and infants than it is among adults. For adults and healthy children, RSV causes symptom...
Symptoms:
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Intercostal recession
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Shaking chills
6. Epiglottitis
Epiglottitis is a life-threatening condition characterized by inflamed epiglottis tissue. The epiglottis is made of cartilage and is located at the base of the tongue. It helps prevent food from entering your windpipe...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Ascites
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Feels hot to touch
7. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is a lymphatic system cancer. Tumors develop from lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. NHL is more common than Hodgkin's lymphoma. Many types of cancers can spread to the lymph nodes...
Symptoms:
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
8. 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:
  • Absent pulse
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Delirium
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure
9. Septic Shock
Septic shock is what happens as a complication of an infection where toxins can initiate a full-body inflammatory response. It often occurs in people who are elderly or have a weakened immune system. It is thought tha...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Night sweats
  • Moist skin
  • Malaise
  • Fever
  • 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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