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What causes diarrhea, shock and shortness of breath? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Anaphylaxis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Anaphylaxis can occur when you have a severe reaction to certain allergens. Learn what the symptoms are and what to do if this happens.

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2

Caffeine Overdose

The recommended amount of caffeine is usually 400 mg per day for healthy adults. Caffeine overdose may occur if you ingest more than this amount.

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3

Anthrax

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Anthrax is a serious illness caused by a microbe called Bacillus anthracis that lives in soil. Read about the symptoms of anthrax.

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4

The Plague

The plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly. It's caused by poor sanitation, overcrowding, and large rodent populations.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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