Shortness of breath, Cough which produces mucus and Unusually tired

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is a long-term condition where the airways of the lungs become abnormally widened, leading to a build-up of excess mucus that can make the lungs more vulnerable to infection.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Cough which produces mucus
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing up blood
  • Unusually tired
  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)

More information on Bronchiectasis is available here.

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Chest infection

Pneumonia is swelling (inflammation) of the tissue in one or both lungs.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Cough
  • Shivering or rigors
  • Shortness of breath
  • High temperature
  • Unusually tired

More information on Chest infection is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Congestive heart failure

Heart failure is a serious condition caused by the heart failing to pump enough blood around the body at the right pressure.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Unusually tired
  • Cough which produces mucus

More information on Congestive heart failure is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.