Shortness of BreathWhy do I have shortness of breath? Shortness of breath (dyspnea)—the feeling like you cannot get enough air—has many causes. Many people experience shortness of breath once in a while. … Visit Document ARDIOLOGY ATIENT AGEShortness of breath may be accompanied by dis-colored phlegm and/or fever. ● Asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), and emphysema: The airways are narrowed with in- … Read Document Acute shortness of Breath Chest Pain Chronic shortness Of …96 SYMPTOM SORTER Ready reckoner Asthma Pneumonia LVF Exacerbation of COPD Hyperventilation Purulent phlegm Possible Yes No Yes No Coarse crackles No Yes No Yes [More]