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10 possible causes of "Malaise, Chills, Shortness of..."
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
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:
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
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:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Sore throat
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
3. 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:
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
4. The Atypical Facts About Atypical Pneumonia
Atypical pneumonia refers to pneumonia (a long infection) that is not caused by the bacteria that cause the "typical pneumonia." Typical pneumonia tends to be more serious than atypical pneumonia. This type of pneumoni...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Moist skin
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight loss
5. 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...
Symptoms:
  • Groin lump
  • Neck lump
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty in swallowing
6. 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:
  • Ataxia
  • Confusion
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle stiffness
7. Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of lung infection, or pneumonia. It is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria and the disease were named following an outbreak of the infection at a Philadelphi...
Symptoms:
  • Stiff neck
  • Rash
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
8. Histoplasmosis
Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection. It is caused by inhaling Histoplasma capsulatum fungal spores. Spores are found in soil and in the droppings of bats and birds. This fungus mainly grows in the central...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure
9. The Plague
The plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly. Sometimes referred to as the "black plague," the disease is caused by bacteria called Yersinia pestis. This bacteria is found on animal...
Symptoms:
  • Tremor
  • Runny nose
  • Malaise
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rash
10. SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of viral pneumonia. The disease is relatively new; the virus that causes SARS was first identified in 2003. The World Health Organization (WHO) designated SAR...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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