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chest congestion and breathing difficulty

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Not really: Usually not but sometimes patients have nasal congestion and that can give rise to feeling of dyspnea.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No : You have asthma, likely provoked by the infection - get treatment asap.
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: She may have a bacterial sinus infection. Other possible causes include allergic asthma.Nasal sinus rinses are often useful and available over the cou ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Stop the vicks: This is not unusual at that age.Any previous cold or lower respiratory illness can be aggravated by fragrances like that in vicks. I never recommend ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
14 years experience Family Medicine
Call 911: If you are truly having difficulty breathing, do not drive yourself. Have someone else drive you or call 911. You should go to the emergency departmen ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While m ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
19 years old: All the symptoms you list can be caused by asthma/bronchospastic disease, which, in your age group, would be my first diagnosis. Infection or allergy ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
RespiratoryInfection: You have a respiratory infection affecting the upper and lower respiratory tract. You need to see a Family Practitioner who will assess if the infecti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Testing: Sore throat/body aches/weakness can be a symptom of many things. Covid, flu, colds and strep throat are just a few. See a Dr who can test you for vari ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
COVID concerns: Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6, Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Musc ... Read More
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