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81 possible causes of "General weakness, Shortness o..."
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Excessive yawning
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Epigastric pain
1. 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Crying
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:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Heart murmurs
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • High blood pressure
3. 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:
  • Weight loss
  • Pain
  • Pursed-lip breathing
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen feet
4. Emphysema
Emphysema is a disease of the lungs. It occurs most often in smokers. It also occurs in people who regularly breathe in irritants.
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Chest pain
  • Tingling
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blanching of skin
5. Anemia
Anemia occurs when the number of healthy red blood cells (RBCs) in the body is too low. Red cells carry oxygen to all the body's tissues, so a low red blood cell count indicates that the amount of oxygen in the blood i...
Symptoms:
  • Hyperventilation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
6. 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:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Low blood pressure
  • Stopped breathing
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dry cough
7. 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:
  • Pain
  • Blood in stool
  • Clammy skin
  • General weakness
  • 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:
  • Change in voice
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain at rest
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tired
9. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Fatigue
  • Slow heart rate
  • Heart rate altered
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen legs
10. Congestive (Dilated) Cardiomyopathy
Congestive cardiomyopathy, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is characterized by a weak primary pumping chamber in the heart. Your heart automatically attempts to correct for this inefficiency. In turn, thi...

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