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32 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Cough, W..."
Symptoms:
  • Stopped breathing
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Blue color skin
1. Asthma Overview
Learn about asthma. Explore the types of asthma and read information about their symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Pursed-lip breathing
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:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Liver enlarged
3. 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:
  • Wheezing
  • Mouth irritation
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • High-pitched breath sounds
4. Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever, is the group of uncomfortable symptoms that occur when your body is exposed to a specific allergen. An allergen is a typically harmless substance, such as grass or dust, whic...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • General weakness
5. 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:
  • Frothy sputum
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Blood tinged sputum
6. Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. When this occurs, the body struggles to get enough oxygen. The most common cause of pulmonary edema is congestive heart failure. Heart failure i...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Unintentional weight loss
7. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Blue fingernails
  • Blue color skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Peripheral cyanosis
8. 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:
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • General weakness
9. 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:
  • Excessive sweating
  • Tender lymph node
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Moist skin
10. 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...

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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