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Breathlessness on exertion

Breathlessness on exertion: Introduction

Breathing difficulty of any kind (or any kind of "shortness of breath") is a potentially life-threatening emergency. It can indicate numerous dangerous causes such as heart attack, pneumonia, or pulmonary embolism. There are other less serious causes, but these highly dangerous conditions need to be considered. Refer to the causes of breathing difficulty or causes of chest pain. These symptoms need to be diagnosed immediately by a medical professional because they can represent a life-threatening emergency....more »

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Causes of Breathlessness on exertion:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Breathlessness on exertion. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Breathlessness on exertion: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Breathlessness on exertion

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying too long to call...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of...read more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Breathlessness on exertion

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How Common are these Causes of Breathlessness on exertion?

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  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 24 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Breathlessness on exertion:

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Causes of Breathlessness on exertion Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Breathlessness on exertion:

    Shortness of breath from exercise (1320 causes), Exercise symptoms (1392 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Breathing difficulties (2922 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Breathlessness on exertion:

    Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Hyperventilation (92 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Pulmonary heart disease, Aortic valves stenosis of the child, Atrial myxoma, Chronic Bronchitis (19 causes), Myopathy with lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia, Vocal Cord Paralysis (24 causes)

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