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23 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Low bloo..."
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • High blood pressure
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
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:
  • Sting injury
  • Ant sting
  • Choking
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure
  • Tongue swelling
2. Anaphylaxis
For people with severe allergies, exposure to their allergen can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Most cases o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Liver enlarged
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure
  • Jugular venous engorgement
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:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Chest pain
  • Low blood pressure
  • Palpitations
  • Bounding pulse
4. Abnormal Heart Rhythms
Have you ever felt your heart skip a beat? If you're not a character in a romance novel, that may mean you have an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, an...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Low blood pressure
  • Stopped breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dry cough
  • Peripheral cyanosis
5. 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:
  • Pain
  • Blood in stool
  • Clammy skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure
  • Lightheadedness
6. 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:
  • Fatigue
  • Lethargy
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Drowsiness
7. 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:
  • Choking
  • Low blood pressure
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Stuffy nose
8. Food Allergy Basics
Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food allergies, and how to prevent or treat sever...
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Jugular venous engorgement
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid breathing
  • Painful respiration
9. The Catastrophy of Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac tamponade is a condition where the sac that encases your heart fills with fluid and then puts pressure on your heart. This undue pressure keeps the heart from filling with blood properly. When this happens, th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Absent pulse
  • Heart rate altered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Decreased urine output
  • Palpitations
10. Septic Shock
Septic shock is what happens as a complication of an infection where toxins can initiate a full-body inflammatory response. It often occurs in people who are elderly or have a weakened immune system. It is thought tha...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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