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Symptoms:
  • Wheezing
  • Mouth irritation
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Headache
1. Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever, is the group of uncomfortable symptoms that occur when your body is exposed to a specific allergen. An allergen is a typically harmless substance, such as grass or dust, whic...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Wheezing
  • Excessive sweating
2. 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:
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Intercostal recession
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Swallowing problem
3. Epiglottitis
Epiglottitis is a life-threatening condition characterized by inflamed epiglottis tissue. The epiglottis is made of cartilage and is located at the base of the tongue. It helps prevent food from entering your windpipe...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Rattling breathing
4. 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:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of appetite
5. 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:
  • Sore throat
  • Stuffy nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
  • Wheezing
  • Cough
6. Allergic Asthma
If you ever have trouble breathing during allergy season, you may have allergic asthma. Allergic asthma is asthma caused by an allergic reaction. It is also called allergy-induced asthma. People with allergic asthm...
Symptoms:
  • Sore throat
  • Hoarseness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dry cough
  • Dry throat
7. Chronic Laryngitis
Laryngitis occurs when your voice box (larynx) and vocal cords become swollen and irritated. This fairly common condition often causes hoarseness or loss of voice. A range of issues can cause laryngitis, includin...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Malaise
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Pain
8. Bird Flu
Bird flu, also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can also infect humans and other animals. Most forms of the virus are restricted to birds only. H5N1 is also the most common form of bird flu. Not only i...
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Neck lump
  • Groin lump
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Seizures
9. 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:
  • Hoarseness
  • Stridor
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rattling breathing
  • Harsh, brassy cough
10. Croup
Croup is a viral condition that causes swelling around the vocal cords. It is characterized by breathing difficulties and a bad cough that sounds like a barking seal. Many of the viruses responsible for croup also caus...

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