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16 possible causes of "Headache, Shortness of breath..."
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Moist skin
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • High-pitched breath sounds
1. 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:
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
2. 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:
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Choking
  • Diarrhea
3. Allergies Overview
An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance that is not typically harmful to your body. These foreign substances-such as certain foods, pollen, or pet dander-are called allergens. They elicit ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Vomiting
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Visual impairment
  • Numbness of limbs
4. Malignant Hypertension (Arteriolar Nephrosclerosis)
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a common condition that affects one in three Americans. High blood pressure is diagnosed if your blood pressure is over 120 systolic and/or 80 diasto
Symptoms:
  • Increased urination
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Pain
5. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication that stems from diabetes. If you don't have enough insulin to help your body process sugars (glucose), your body will start burning fat to fuel itself. As a result...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Bedwetting
  • Rapid breathing
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Shock
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:
  • Strange and inexplicable behavior
  • Shock
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
7. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is both odorless and colorless. It emanates from anything that produces combustion fumes. Common devices that produce these fumes include: heaters fireplaces car mufflers space heater...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive sweating
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • High blood pressure
8. Poisoning Due to Black Widow Spider Venom (Black Widow Spider Bites)
Black widow spiders are easily recognizable. They are plump, black, and shiny, with an hourglass-shaped red mark on their abdomens. Sometimes, this red mark may take a slightly different shape. In other cases, th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • General weakness
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Sleeplessness
9. Acute Mountain Sickness
Hikers, skiers and adventurers who travel to high altitudes can sometimes develop acute mountain sickness, also referred to as altitude sickness or high altitude pulmonary edema. It typically occurs at about 8,000 fee...
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Dark colored stool
  • Pain
10. Anthrax
Anthrax is a serious illness caused by a microbe that lives in soil, called Bacillus anthracis. It became famous in 2001 when anthrax was used as a biological weapon and sent in the United States mail. The anthra...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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