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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
  9. News (88 listings)

Breathing difficulties

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).

Introduction: Difficulty breathing

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 (Difficulty breathing)

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

All 2922 causes of Breathing difficulties

More Specific Symptoms for Difficulty breathing:

Review the causes of the following types of more specific symptoms for Difficulty breathing:

Related Symptoms for Difficulty breathing

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Broader Symptom Types for Difficulty breathing:

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More Symptom Information for Difficulty breathing

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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