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16 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Chest pa..."
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • General weakness
1. 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:
  • Tired
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Feels hot to touch
2. Lung Cancer Overview
Learn the types of lung cancer, and read information about lung cancer symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Rapid shallow breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • General weakness
3. 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:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Headache
4. 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:
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Neck lump
5. 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:
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Pain
6. Empyema
Empyema is a collection of pus (dead cells and infected fluid) inside a body cavity. Usually, this term refers to pus inside your pleural cavity, or "pleural space." The pleural cavity is the thin space between th...
Symptoms:
  • Boil
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Red rash
7. MRSA (Staph) Infection
MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) is a type of staphylococcus bacteria (staph) that is resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics. MRSA is contagious and can cause life-threatening infection. MRSA isn't foun...
Symptoms:
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Tired
8. Small Cell Lung Cancer
Your lungs are two sponge-like, air-filled organs located on either side of your chest. When you inhale, your lungs absorb oxygen and send it to the bloodstream for use by your cells. Carbon dioxide, a waste product o...
Symptoms:
  • Excessive sweating
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
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:
  • Increased appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Lactose intolerance
10. Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder that can lead to serious complications or even put your life at risk. It may cause severe problems in the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is an inherite...

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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