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Shortness of breath    

23 possible causes of "Anxiety, Shortness of breath"
Symptoms:
  • Fatigue
  • Numbness
  • Chest pain
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Confusion
11. Hyperventilation
Hyperventilation is a condition in which you suddenly start to breathe very quickly. Healthy breathing occurs with a healthy balance between breathing in oxygen and breathing out carbon dioxide. While hyperventilating...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Respiratory crackles
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Labored breathing
12. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a severe lung condition. It occurs when fluid fills up the air sacs in your lungs. Too much fluid in your lungs lowers the amount of oxygen in your bloodstream. With ARDS...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Low blood pressure
  • Wheezing
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen legs
13. Pulmonary Embolism
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that affects the lungs. Typically, a blood clot travels from another area in the body before becoming lodged in one of the arteries that supply blood to the lungs. A pulmonar...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Absent pulse
  • Lightheadedness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
14. 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:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Ascites
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
15. Pericarditis
Pericarditis is the inflammation of the sac that surrounds your heart. The sac is a double-layered membrane called the pericardium. The pericardium protects your heart and helps it function properly.Pericarditis can b...
Symptoms:
  • Hair loss
  • Irritable mood
  • Strawberry tongue
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Mouth lesions
16. Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder. It is caused by an immune reaction to gluten. Celiac disease is also known as: sprue nontropical sprue gluten intolerance gluten-sensitive enteropathy Gluten is a protein found i...
Symptoms:
  • Mobility limitation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry skin
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal pain radiating to the back
17. Dissection of the Aorta
The aorta is a large artery that carries blood out of your heart. If you experience a dissection of the aorta, it means that blood has entered the wall of the artery, between the inner and middle layers. This can happe...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
18. Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a faster-than-normal heart rate. The term paroxysmal means that it only happens from time to time. In the case of PSVT, the rapid heart rate can last from a few minute...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • General weakness
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Chest tightness
19. Atrial Flutter
Atrial flutter (AFL) is a type of abnormal heart rate, or arrhythmia. It occurs when the upper chambers of your heart (the atria) beat too fast. When the top of your heart (atria) beats faster than the botto...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • High blood pressure
  • Swelling of skin
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Increase in blood pressure
20. Poisoning Due to Black Widow Spider Venom (Black Widow Spider Bites)
Black widow spiders are easily recognizable. They are plump, black, and shiny, with an hourglass-shaped red mark on their abdomens. Sometimes, this red mark may take a slightly different shape. In other cases, th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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