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Cough and shortness of breath

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Cough SOB ?COVID19: Could be. Many who get infected had NO symptoms. Have you been around anyone with COVID-19 Ask your doctor if you qualify for a test or call the loca ... Read More

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Would see a doctor asap.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnon Rubin
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Emphysema can present with all of these symptoms. To start to make the diagnosis one needs a chest xray and pulmonary function tests.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Pertussis possible: Chronic cough lasting for a month might be pertussis (whooping cough). You need to followup with a doctor for an exam and lab tests.
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough: Its possible. You may also have viral or bacterial bronchitis. We don't know anything about you not even your age let alone any medical history such a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Lung doctor: Chronic cough can be from sinusitis, allergies, asthma but also from reflux. Chronic bronchitis & other possible. Get check first.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Time for evaluation: Intermittent difficulty breathing over that period of time warrants medical assessment. Take care.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Chlorine exposure: In a pool chlorine is often added to assure the safety of the water. It will often convert to chlorine gas & be off gassed at the surface, particu ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Your description suggests a "chest cold" - acute bronchitis. It's possible that you have an element of bronchospasm - asthma. Sounds like your doctor ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
No: After 3-4days, see your physician!
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