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9 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Muscle p..."
Symptoms:
  • Dermatitis
  • Joint pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Low grade fever
1. Dermatomyositis
Dermatomyositis is a rare inflammatory disease. It is an inflammatory myopathy, a condition that occurs when muscles become inflamed. It is one of only three known inflammatory myopathies. The most common symptom i...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive sweating
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Headache
2. 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:
  • Rash
  • Malaise
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Confusion
  • Loss of appetite
3. 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:
  • Groin lump
  • Neck lump
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Difficulty in swallowing
4. 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:
  • Choking
  • Red throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Drooling
5. Polio
Polio (also known as poliomyelitis) is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Children younger than 5 years old are more likely to contract the virus than any other group...
Symptoms:
  • Stiff neck
  • Rash
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Pain
  • Joint pain
6. 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...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Sore throat
7. SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a serious form of viral pneumonia. The disease is relatively new; the virus that causes SARS was first identified in 2003. The World Health Organization (WHO) designated SAR...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Moist skin
8. Trichinosis
Trichinosis is a roundworm that is found in animals that eat meat. Humans can be infected when they eat undercooked pig, horse, bear, fox, and walrus meat. The roundworm begins its life cycle in the intestines and the...
Symptoms:
  • Chest pain
  • Chills and fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Skin abscess
9. 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...

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