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7 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, General ..."
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Vomiting
1. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Liver enlarged
2. 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:
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Loss of consciousness
3. Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiogenic shock is a state where the heart has been damaged to the point where it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. As a result of the failure of the heart to pump enough nutrients to th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Stopped breathing
4. Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lung)
Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung. Pneumothorax occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs-the pleural space. This can cause the lung to collapse and put pressure on the heart. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Ataxia
5. Hypovolemic Shock
Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pum...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Bedwetting
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Deep breathing
6. Caffeine Overdose
Caffeine overdose may occur when you ingest more than the recommended amount of caffeine, which is usually 200 to 300 mg per day. However, a safe amount of caffeine is different for everyone, as it depends on weight...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Moist skin
7. Marine Animal Bites or Stings
Many marine animals bite or sting. Some deliver venom through their teeth, tentacles, spines, or skin. Others, such as sharks, aren't venomous but can inflict serious bites with their large, sharp teeth. Most creature...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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