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19 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Headache..."
Symptoms:
  • Burping
  • Hyperventilation
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleep disturbance
1. Anxiety
What is anxiety? Anxiety often manifests itself as an apprehension about daily life. Learn the basics with this overview of the types of anxiety disorders.
Symptoms:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Vomiting
  • High-pitched breath sounds
2. Flu Overview
Learn about flu causes, symptoms and treatments.
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
3. 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
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
  • General weakness
  • Rapid shallow breathing
4. 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:
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Confusion
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:
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Neck lump
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Groin lump
6. 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:
  • Difficulty breathing when lying down
  • Increased urination
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain
7. 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abscess of chest wall
  • Fertility problem
  • Unintentional weight loss
8. 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:
  • Coma
  • Confusion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Paralysis
9. 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:
  • Respiratory crackles
  • Tired
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
10. Parrot Fever (Psittacosis)
Parrot fever, also called parrot disease and psittacosis, is very rare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been fewer than 50 confirmed cases per year in the United States sinc...

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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