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Cough All the Time and Worsening Shortness of Breath with Activity 172 Causes

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There are 21 common conditions that can cause Cough All the Time and Worsening Shortness of Breath with Activity.
  1. Allergic Reactions
  2. Ant Bites
  3. Asthma
  4. Bacterial Pneumonia
  5. Bee Sting
  6. Bronchiolitis
  7. Bronchitis
  8. Chest Contusion
  9. Chest Wall Pain
  10. Chronic Bronchitis
  11. COPD
  12. Croup
  13. Deviated Septum
  14. Emphysema
  15. Influenza
  16. Pleuritis
  17. Pneumonia
  18. Sinusitis
  19. Upper Respiratory Infections in Children
  20. Upper Respiratory Infections
  21. Viral Syndrome
There are 12 somewhat common conditions that can cause Cough All the Time and Worsening Shortness of Breath with Activity.
  1. Chest Injury
  2. Congestive Heart Failure
  3. Costochondritis
  4. Drowning and Near Drowning
  5. Enlarged Heart
  6. Haemophilus Pneumonia
  7. Immune System Deficiency
  8. Kidney Disease
  9. Mycoplasma Infection
  10. Staph Infections
  11. Swine Flu
  12. Viral Pneumonia
There are 34 uncommon conditions that can cause Cough All the Time and Worsening Shortness of Breath with Activity.
  1. Actinomycosis
  2. AIDS
  3. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  4. Allergic Alveolitis
  5. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  6. Aspergillosis
  7. Aspiration Pneumonia
  8. Atelectasis
  9. Atrial Fibrillation
  10. Atrial Flutter
  11. Bacterial Endocarditis
  12. Chemical Burn
  13. Chlamydia Pneumonia
  14. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  15. Chronic Pancreatitis
  16. Cirrhosis
  17. Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia
  18. Fungal Lung Infection
  19. High Altitude Illness
  20. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  21. Irritant Inhalational Injury
  22. Klebsiella Pneumonia
  23. Low Neutrophil Count
  24. Mitral Regurgitation
  25. Pancreatitis
  26. Peanut Allergy
  27. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  28. Rib Fracture
  29. Sickle Cell Anemia
  30. Smoke Inhalation
  31. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  32. Staphylococcus Pneumonia
  33. Streptococcus Pneumonia
  34. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 105 rare conditions that can cause Cough All the Time and Worsening Shortness of Breath with Activity.
  1. Adenocarcinoma of the Bronchus
  2. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  3. Agammaglobulinemia
  4. Air Embolism
  5. Anthrax
  6. Asbestosis
  7. Asphyxiant Inhalations
  8. Babesiosis
  9. Beriberi
  10. Bird Flu
  11. Blastomycosis
  12. Bronchiectasis
  13. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  14. Bubonic Plague
  15. Byssinosis
  16. Caplan's Syndrome
  17. Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis
  18. Coccidioidomycosis
  19. Congenital Antithrombin III Deficiency
  20. Cor Pulmonale
  21. Cryptococcal Infection
  22. Cystic Fibrosis
  23. Diphtheria
  24. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  25. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  26. Down's Syndrome
  27. Dressler's Syndrome
  28. Echinococcus
  29. Ehrlichiosis
  30. Empyema
  31. End Stage Renal Disease
  32. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  33. Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  34. Extraintestinal Amebiasis
  35. Goodpasture's Syndrome
  36. Hantavirus
  37. Hemothorax
  38. Hereditary Angioedema
  39. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  40. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  41. Histoplasmosis
  42. Hodgkin's Disease
  43. Hookworm Infection
  44. Hydrocarbon Inhalation
  45. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  46. Inhaled Foreign Body
  47. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  48. Kaposi's Sarcoma
  49. Large Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  50. Laryngeal Cancer
  51. Legionnaire's Disease
  52. Leishmaniasis
  53. Listeriosis
  54. Lung Abscess
  55. Lung Cancer
  56. Lupus
  57. Lymphoma
  58. Medullary Cystic Disease
  59. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  60. Mesothelioma
  61. Mitral Stenosis
  62. Moraxella Pneumonia
  63. Myocardial Contusion
  64. Myocarditis
  65. Neuroblastoma
  66. Niemann-Pick Disease
  67. Nocardia Infection
  68. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  69. Pericardial Tamponade
  70. Pericarditis
  71. Pleural Effusion
  72. Pneumoconiosis
  73. Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  74. Pneumothorax
  75. Polio
  76. Popcorn Workers Lung
  77. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  78. Psittacosis
  79. Pulmonary Actinomycosis
  80. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  81. Pulmonary Contusion
  82. Pulmonary Embolism
  83. Pulmonary Hypertension
  84. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  85. Sarcoidosis
  86. SARS
  87. Schistosomiasis
  88. Scleroderma
  89. Silicosis
  90. Silo Filler's Disease
  91. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  92. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  93. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  94. Throat Cancer
  95. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  96. Toxic Inhalations
  97. Toxoplasmosis
  98. Traumatic Pneumothorax
  99. Tuberculosis
  100. Tuberous Sclerosis
  101. Tularemia
  102. Typhus
  103. Ventricular Septal Defect
  104. Wegener's Granulomatosis
  105. Whooping Cough

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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