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Difficulty breathing: Difficulty breathing is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:
Causes of Breathing difficulties (Difficulty breathing): See detailed list of causes below.
Breathing difficulties (medical symptom): Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea).
Breathing difficulties (medical symptom): 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.
The list of medical condition causes of Breathing difficulties (Difficulty breathing) includes:
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For a medical symptom description of 'Difficulty breathing', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Breathing difficulties (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Difficulty breathing' may be possible.
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