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Dyspnea: Dyspnea is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:
Causes of Breathing difficulties (Dyspnea): 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 (Dyspnea) includes:
Review the causes of the following types of more specific symptoms for Dyspnea:
Research the causes of these related symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Dyspnea:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are more broader types of symptom than Dyspnea:
For a medical symptom description of 'Dyspnea', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Breathing difficulties (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Dyspnea' may be possible.
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