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Symptoms:
  • Crying
  • Moist skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Wheezing
  • Pain
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:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • 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:
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • General weakness
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing up yellow sputum
  • Wheezing
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:
  • Dermatitis
  • Joint pain
  • Low grade fever
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swallowing problem
4. Dermatomyositis
Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease. It is an inflammatory myopathy, a condition that occurs when muscles become inflamed. It is one of only three known inflammatory myopathies. The most common symptom i...
Symptoms:
  • Anemia
  • Facial pain
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever
5. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes pain and stiffness in various parts of the body. Parts of the body commonly affected include the shoulders, neck, arms, thighs, and hips. This disorder i...
Symptoms:
  • Visual impairment
  • Pain
  • Eye floaters
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal pain
6. 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:
  • Rash
  • Confusion
  • Malaise
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever
7. 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:
  • Seizures
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Groin lump
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Neck lump
8. 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:
  • Blue lips
  • Tired
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Finger clubbing
9. Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty breathing when lying down
  • Increased urination
  • Abdominal pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
10. 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.

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