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Shortness of breath on exertion
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7 possible causes of "Shortness of breath on exerti..."
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • 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:
  • Swollen ankle
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen feet
2. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. In this condition, the left ventricle, which is the main heart muscle, is usually enlarged and dilated. This condition can be ...
Symptoms:
  • Tired
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen ankle
3. Mitral Valve Stenosis
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way t...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unable to take deep breaths
4. 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
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
5. Dissection of the Aorta
The aorta is a large artery that carries blood out of your heart. If you experience a dissection of the aorta, it means that blood has entered the wall of the artery, between the inner and middle layers. This can happe...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Leg ulcers
6. Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease of the red blood cells (RBCs). Normally RBCs are shaped like a disk. This gives them the flexibility to travel through even the smallest blood vessels. However, in people wit...
Symptoms:
  • Heart rate altered
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lightheadedness
7. Idiopathic Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is a group of rare but serious blood disorders. They occur when the body's red blood cells are destroyed more rapidly than they are being produced.

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