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14 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Chills, ..."
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • General weakness
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:
  • Excessive sweating
  • Tender lymph node
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Moist skin
2. 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Abscess of chest wall
3. 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:
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
4. 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:
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Malaise
5. 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:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Pain
6. 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:
  • Groin lump
  • Neck lump
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Difficulty in swallowing
7. 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:
  • Pain
  • Moist skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Weight loss
8. 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:
  • Increased appetite
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Flatulence
9. 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:
  • Stiff neck
  • Rash
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Muscle pain
10. 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...

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