Fast or shallow breathing and Unable to talk in full sentences

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

Asthma Attack

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Chest tightness
  • Unable to talk in full sentences
  • Shortness of breath at rest

More information on Asthma Attack is available here.

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

Severe allergic reaction

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to a trigger such as an allergy.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the face
  • Swollen lip
  • Breathlessness that starts suddenly
  • Fast or shallow breathing

More information on Severe allergic reaction is available here.

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