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is shortness of breath, made worse by emotional stress a symptom of chemical pneumonitis

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
51 years experience Psychiatry
Need a deep breath: It sounds like you stopped breathing as well and you need to relax a little. Maybe a cold glass of water will help too.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Emergency Department: I would suggest seeing the Emergency Department for shortness of breath especially since you have a cardiac condition. I would suggest an oxygen satur ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Sounds like panic: attack, but organic illness needs to be ruled out first. You need to see your health care professional for a complete physical to exclude any serious ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness or shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one m ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe, not likely: Although exposure to chemicals can cause airway reactivity a chemical exposure pneumonia is far less common. Also if you had a chemical pneumonia you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Shortness of breath: I believe your symptoms warrant an evaluation which includes a general examination, lab work to check for anemia and assessment of lung and cardiac st ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Could be anxiety.: All of those symptoms certainly sound like anxiety. It is not unusual for somebody with anxiety to have a whole host of physical symptoms as their bod ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms : Symptoms of pneumonia can include shortness of breath (especially when expending energy) and coughing. The cough could bring up sputum that is mixed ... Read More
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