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1.  Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. You have four heart chambers: two atria in the upper half of the heart and two ventricles in the lower half. Th...
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  • Heart murmurs
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
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  • Shoulder pain
  • Speech articulation problems
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  • General weakness
3.  Bronchiectasis
Bronchiectasis is a condition where the bronchial tubes of your lungs are permanently damaged and enlarged. These damaged air passages allow bacteria and mucus to build up in your lungs, which result in infections an...
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  • Weight loss
  • Blue fingernails
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
4.  Mitral Valve Stenosis
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way t...
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  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
5.  Chronic Bronchitis
Your bronchial tubes are responsible for delivering air to your lungs. When these tubes become inflamed, mucus can build up. The coughing and shortness of breath this causes is known as bronchitis. People often develo...
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  • Stops breathing
  • Stopped breathing
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
6.  Acute Mountain Sickness
Hikers, skiers and adventurers who travel to high altitudes can sometimes develop acute mountain sickness, also referred to as altitude sickness or high altitude pulmonary edema. It typically occurs at about 8,000 fee...
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  • Withdrawn behavior
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
7.  Getting a Handle on Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation of your lungs and bronchial tubes. It happens after you inhale foreign matter. It is also known as anaerobic pneumonia. This condition is caused by inhaling materials such a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
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  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Coughing up blood
  • Grey skin
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
8.  Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder that can lead to serious complications or even put your life at risk. It may cause severe problems in the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestine. It is an inherite...
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  • Increased appetite
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Pain
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
9.  Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with flui...
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  • Coughing up yellow sputum
  • Wheezing
  • General weakness
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Muscle pain
10.  Ebola Virus and Disease
Ebola disease-also called Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola fever-is a rare and often fatal illness that humans and nonhuman primates (such as monkeys and gorillas) can contract. There have been several outbreaks o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
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  • Bleeding eye
  • Mouth irritation
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • General weakness
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