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42 possible causes of "Headache, Shortness of breath"
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Irritable mood
  • Shortness of breath
  • Frontal headache
  • Lightheadedness
31. Iron Deficiency Anemia
Anemia occurs when a person has lower-than-normal levels of red blood cells (RBCs) in the blood. According to the American Society of Hematology, there are many factors that can contribute to lower-than-normal RB...
Symptoms:
  • Anemia
  • Uremic frost
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
  • Problem behavior
32. End-Stage Kidney Disease
A diagnosis of end-stage kidney disease means that you are in the final stage of kidney disease, and your kidneys are not functioning well enough to meet the needs of daily life. Your kidneys are responsible fo...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Diarrhea
  • Cough
33. 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:
  • Headache
  • Blue fingernails
  • Visual impairment
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chorea
  • Dizziness
34. Polycythemia Vera
Polycythemia vera (PV) is a bone marrow disorder in which the body produces an excessive amount of red blood cells. Red blood cells are responsible for carrying oxygen to all parts of the body. Blood is carrie...
Symptoms:
  • Red throat
  • Sensitive to touch
  • Body ache
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
35. 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:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Photophobia
  • Coughing up blood
  • Headache
  • Weight loss
  • Pain
36. Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
Coccidioidomycosis-also called valley fever-is a fungal infection that starts in the lungs, and in rare cases spreads to the rest of the body. According to the California Department of Health, approximately 150,00...
Symptoms:
  • Bruise of head
  • Bleeding eye
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unequal pupils
  • Bruises
37. Skull Fractures
A skull fracture is any break in the cranial bone , also known as the skull. There are many types of skull fractures, but only one cause: an impact or a blow to the head that is strong enough to break the bone. Th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dark colored stool
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Nausea
38. Anthrax
Anthrax is a serious illness caused by a microbe that lives in soil, called Bacillus anthracis. It became famous in 2001 when anthrax was used as a biological weapon and sent in the United States mail. The anthra...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Blue color skin
39. Chronic Respiratory Failure
When you breathe, you take in oxygen-rich air. This oxygen moves through the bloodstream and into the organs and tissues of your body. The respiratory (breathing) system also removes carbon dioxide from your blood...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Generalized pruritus (finding)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Flank pain
  • Coughing up blood
40. Transfusion Reactions
If you have experienced severe blood loss, a blood transfusion can help restore strength and health. However, it is important that the blood is accurately matched to your blood type. If the blood type is not a match...

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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