Symptom Search

My Symptoms List

High-pitched breath sounds
Cough    
Fever
Shortness of breath    

9 possible causes of "High-pitched breath sounds, C..."
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pleuritic chest pain
1. 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:
  • Excessive sweating
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tender lymph node
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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
3. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Rapid breathing
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blue fingernails
4. 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:
  • Lactose intolerance
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Increased appetite
5. Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder that can lead to serious complications or even put your life at risk. It may cause severe problems in the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is an inherite...
Symptoms:
  • Change in voice
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nail problem
6. Small Cell Lung Cancer
Your lungs are two sponge-like, air-filled organs located on either side of your chest. When you inhale, your lungs absorb oxygen and send it to the bloodstream for use by your cells. Carbon dioxide, a waste product o...
Symptoms:
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing up blood
7. Getting a Handle on Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation of your lungs and bronchial tubes. It happens after you inhale foreign matter. It is also known as anaerobic pneumonia. This condition is caused by inhaling materials such a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unable to take deep breaths
8. Sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease where granulomas (clumps of immune cells, usually macrophages) form in various organs. This causes organ inflammation. Doctors believe that sarcoidosis may be caused by an abnorma...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Hard to awaken
9. Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
Coccidioidomycosis-also called valley fever-is a fungal infection that starts in the lungs, and in rare cases spreads to the rest of the body. According to the California Department of Health, approximately 150,00...

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
Top of page
General Drug Tools
General Drug Tools view all tools
Tools for
Healthy Living
Tools for Healthy Living view all tools
Search Tools
Search Tools view all tools
Insurance Plan Tools
Insurance Plan Tools view all tools