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Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Feeling of impending doom
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Epigastric pain
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:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Heart murmurs
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Swelling of scrotum
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:
  • Pain
  • Blood in stool
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Clammy skin
3. Bleeding
Bleeding is the name commonly used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). Blood loss can occur in almost any area o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Stops breathing
  • Heart rate altered
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Blue fingernails
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:
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Lethargy
5. 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:
  • Dizziness
  • Ataxia
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Headache
6. 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
  • Deep breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Rapid breathing
7. 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:
  • Difficulty breathing when lying down
  • Increased urination
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Abdominal pain
8. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication that stems from diabetes. If you don't have enough insulin to help your body process sugars (glucose), your body will start burning fat to fuel itself. As a result...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Arm pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Moist skin
9. Spinal Cord Injury
A spinal cord injury, or damage to the spinal cord, is an extremely serious type of physical trauma. It will likely have a lasting and significant impact on most aspects of daily life. According to the Nationa...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
  • Heart rate altered
  • Moist skin
10. 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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