Shortness Of Breath Medical Conditions
Below is a list of potential medical conditions this symptom could be a sign of.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common cause of many types of infections of the respiratory system (lungs and breathing passages), including: Common Cold Bronchitis Bronchiolitis Pneumonia Croup What is Respiratory Syncytial Virus?
Thalassemia is an inherited disorder. It leads to the decreased production and increased destruction of red blood cells...What is Thalassemia?
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disorder. It alters the shape of the red blood cells (RBCs). This decreases their ability to carry oxygen...What is Sickle Cell Anemia?
Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory condition. It involves the connective tissue in the body. The most severe complication is rheumatic heart disease...What is Rheumatic Fever?
The pleura are two thin, moist membranes around the lungs. The inner layer is attached to the lungs...What is Pleural Effusion?
Peritonitis is an inflammation or infection of the peritoneum. The peritoneum is a thin tissue lining that covers the inside of the abdominal cavity...What is Peritonitis?
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a common, usually benign heart disorder. The mitral valve controls blood flow between the upper (atrium) and lower (ventricle) chambers on the left side of the heart...What is Mitral Valve Prolapse?
Legionnaire's disease is a lung infection. It is a form of Pneumonia ...What is Legionnaire's Disease?
When you have kidney failure, one or both kidneys aren't able to work normally. The kidneys remove waste (in the form of urine) from the body...What is Kidney Failure?
Allergies are abnormal or adverse reactions to a substance. Insect allergies are a reaction to insect stings or bites...What is Insect Allergy?