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16 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Chills, ..."
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Wheezing
1. Cold and Flu Overview
Overview Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to th...
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Rattling breathing
  • Body ache
2. 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:
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Abscess of chest wall
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:
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Muscle pain
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:
  • Malaise
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Weight loss
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:
  • Groin lump
  • Neck lump
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Difficulty in swallowing
7. 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:
  • Ataxia
  • Confusion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Muscle stiffness
8. Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of lung infection, or pneumonia. It is caused by bacteria called Legionella. The bacteria and the disease were named following an outbreak of the infection at a Philadelphi...
Symptoms:
  • Increased appetite
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Abdominal pain
9. 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...
Symptoms:
  • Stiff neck
  • Rash
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Muscle pain
10. Histoplasmosis
Histoplasmosis is a type of lung infection. It is caused by inhaling Histoplasma capsulatum fungal spores. Spores are found in soil and in the droppings of bats and birds. This fungus mainly grows in the central...

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