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What causes shortness of breath, sore throat and wheezing? 5 possible conditions

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

1

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, is your body's response to specific allergens. It causes uncomfortable symptoms like sneezing and itchy eyes.

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2

Chronic Bronchitis

Learn about the causes and treatment of acute bronchitis.

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3

Flu Overview

Learn about flu causes, symptoms and treatments.

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4

Allergic Asthma

If you ever have trouble breathing during allergy season, you may have allergic asthma. Allergic asthma is asthma caused by an allergic reaction. It is also called allergy-induced asthma. People with allergic asthm...

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5

Croup

Croup is a viral condition that causes swelling around the vocal cords. It's most active in the fall and winter months and targets children under the age of 5.

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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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