Fast heart rate, Itching, Shortness of breath: 6 Possible Causes
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What causes fast heart rate, itching and shortness of breath? 6 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

Drug Allergy Overview

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

A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Your immune system identifies the drug as foreign and acts to eliminate it from your body.

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3

Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).

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4

Sickle Cell Anemia

Red blood cells are normally shaped like discs, which allows them to travel through blood vessels. Sickle cell disease causes sickle cells to be sickle-shaped.

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5

G6PD Deficiency

G6PD deficiency is a genetic condition caused by a lack of the G6PD enzyme in the blood. Learn about G6PD deficiency symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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6

Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia

Drug-induced immune hemolytic anemia is a rare blood disorder. It occurs when medication you take leads your immune system to attack your red blood cells.

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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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