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Scoliosis shortness of breath

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Wuarin
Psychiatry 24 years experience
Physical therapy: Physical therapy and magnesium as a muscle relaxer can help your scolisosis. Watch out for which exercises you do.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Meloxicam can also act to reduce pain.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Possible: Th pain from scoliosis is due to pressure on your spinal nerves. The breathing problems from a progressive scoliosis can be from compression on lung o... Read More
Dr. Joseph Billings
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
How bad is curve: Yes, if your scoliosis is greater than 35 degrees, it can cause pain and possibly shortness of breath. Exercises, sometimes bracing can help your sym... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
See your Dr: If you recently had surgery i would recommend seeing your surgeon as soon as possible. It is not normal to have shortness of breath after this type of... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
OTC PAIN RX: Otc (over the counter) pain medication such as Acetaminophen can often be used in addition to nsaids such as Naproxen or Ibuprofen to relieve pain. Co... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Exercise: If nothing else you can exercise by walking. Get a pedometer and try to walk 10, 000 steps daily.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Possibly: If the scoliosis is severe enough, the resultant compressive deformity of the thorax can cause decreased lung function. If your scoliosis is mild, it... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
Many causes: You should really be evaluated. It can be from deconditioning, heart problems, lung problems, smoking, kidney problems, thyroid problems...Etc. See th... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Farrell
Internal Medicine 8 years experience
Monitor symptoms: Monitor for other symptoms like fevers, cough. Other less common symptoms include headache, nausea, diarrhea, loss of smell, and sore throat. If short... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
You will need to see a physician ASAP, as difficulty breathing can be due to anxiety, asthma, pneumonia, heart disease, and a host of other conditions... Read More

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