General weakness, Shortness of breath on exertion, Wheezing: 6 Possible Causes
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What causes general weakness, shortness of breath on exertion and wheezing? 6 possible conditions

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

1

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. CHF refers to fluid buildup around your heart.

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2

Emphysema

Emphysema is a lung disease that, along with chronic bronchitis, represents a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Lack of oxygen may give skin and lips a bluish hue.

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3

Sarcoidosis

Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

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4

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis causes symptoms like chronic coughing, coughing up blood, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Read about treatment options.

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5

Chronic Bronchitis

People often develop acute bronchitis after a viral chest infection. Blue-colored lips ankle or foot swelling can result.

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6

Absence of Gamma Globulin in Blood

Agammaglobulinemia is an inherited immune system disorder in which the body is unable to produce antibodies.

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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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