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10 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Chest pa..."
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Muscle pain
1. 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Unintentional weight loss
2. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Headache
4. Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Unable to take deep breaths
5. 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:
  • Change in voice
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • 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:
  • Hoarseness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Joint pain
7. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Cancer occurs when abnormal cells rapidly multiply and don't stop reproducing. The disease can develop anywhere in the body. Treatment is based on its location. When it originates in the lungs, it is lung cancer. Ther...
Symptoms:
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Increased appetite
8. 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:
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing up blood
9. 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:
  • Blood in urine
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Headache
10. Aspergillosis
Aspergillosis is an infection, allergic reaction, or fungal growth caused by the Aspergillus fungus. The fungus usually grows on decaying vegetation and dead leaves. Being exposed to the fungus does not necessarily mea...

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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