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gerd and shortness of breath

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Common: Common during pregnancy. You need more oxygen during pregnancy and the body adapts to this. Also as the growing baby/uterus pushes against your diaphr ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Feedback loop: First, yes you can have physical anxiety symptoms without the emotional ones at the same time. Also, some people are very, very attuned to physical s ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes.: Anxiety can present with symptoms such as breathlessness, gas pains because they unconsciously hyperventilate and swallow air, chest pains that even ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No, seek medical advice please.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Please get checked.
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Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Hearburn: More common than shortness of breath *but* yes! gerd can trigger asthma-like trouble. Many other things can also make it hard for you to breathe so pl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
14 years experience Cardiology
Yes: GERD can cause the sensation of shortness of breath and also cause shortness of breath 1) Esophageal spasm due to irritation from gastric acid can giv ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Reflux: Gerd or reflux is commonly treated with an acid-reducing medication for 14 days, and avoidance of foods which reduce the lower esophageal sphincter to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
No: Gerd does not usually cause symptoms like anxiety, shortness of breath, and palpitations. But anxiety disorders, exposure to some stimulant medicatio ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Graduated exertion: If shortness of breath is due to a pathologic process (aka "disease"), it progressively worsens with increasing severity of exercise. If I understand ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
GERD: in some patients with Gerd, microaspiration occurs, which could result in shortness of breath either from direct aspiration into the trachea or from r ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dyspnea: GERD can induce coughing and asthma type shortness of breath in any age group.. Aspiration of stomach contents deep into the respiratory tract can cau ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: Anemia, metabolic acidosis, thyroid excess, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, hyperventilation, and panic attacks - none will cause abnormal ... Read More
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