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Contents for Breathing difficulties
  1. Introduction: Breathing difficulties
  2. Causes (2922 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (828 listings)
  5. Drug interaction causes (915 listings)
  6. Diagnostic tests (23 listings)
  7. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (22 listings)
  8. Combined symptoms
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Breathing difficulties

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).

Introduction: 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.

Causes of Breathing difficulties (Dyspnea)

The list of medical condition causes of Breathing difficulties (Dyspnea) includes:

All 2922 causes of Breathing difficulties

More Specific Symptoms for Dyspnea:

Review the causes of the following types of more specific symptoms for Dyspnea:

Related Symptoms for Dyspnea

Research the causes of these related symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Dyspnea:

Broader Symptom Types for Dyspnea:

Research the causes of these symptoms that are more broader types of symptom than Dyspnea:

More Symptom Information for 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.

More information on symptom: Breathing difficulties:

 

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