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23 possible causes of "Shortness of breath on exerti..."
Symptoms:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of scrotum
1. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. You have four heart chambers: two atria in the upper half of the heart and two ventricles in the lower half. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight loss
2. Emphysema
Emphysema is a disease of the lungs. It occurs most often in smokers. It also occurs in people who regularly breathe in irritants.
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pleuritic chest 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:
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unintentional weight loss
4. Bronchiectasis
Bronchiectasis is a condition where the bronchial tubes of your lungs are permanently damaged and enlarged. These damaged air passages allow bacteria and mucus to build up in your lungs, which result in infections an...
Symptoms:
  • Strawberry tongue
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
5. Iron Deficiency Anemia
Anemia occurs when a person has lower-than-normal levels of red blood cells (RBCs) in the blood. According to the American Society of Hematology, there are many factors that can contribute to lower-than-normal RB...
Symptoms:
  • Excessive yawning
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Excessive sweating
6. 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:
  • Swollen ankle
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen feet
7. 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:
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
8. Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
Symptoms:
  • Bruises
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Discoloration of skin
9. End-Stage Kidney Disease
A diagnosis of end-stage kidney disease means that you are in the final stage of kidney disease, and your kidneys are not functioning well enough to meet the needs of daily life. Your kidneys are responsible fo...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Fatigue
  • General weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blindness
10. 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...

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