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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
?: Try frequent, smaller meals. (If you want a diagnosis, you'll need to provide more detail, undergo examination, and some tests.)
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Common occurance: It is fairly common to experience shortness of breath and cough after you quit smoking. Sometimes, this can last 4-6 weeks. If it lasts longer then th ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor...: You should see your doctor since shortness of breath can be a life-threatening symptom. If it is severe, go to the er for evaluation and treatment. Th ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
28 years experience Family Medicine
Go get checked: New onset of dyspnea or shortness of breath on exertion may be a sign something serious & needs to be evaluated.
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Don't wait.: Depending upon your other risk factors, you could have heart disease, emphysema, asthma or any one of dozens of other wild guess diagnoses. Since you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Tell me more: Do you have any other symptoms. We are all very anxious right now and the shortness of breath you experience could well be anxiety. Keep chatting. sTa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Gorging: Then stop being excessive and lessen fat intake
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
37 years experience Internal Medicine
A suggestion: Do an ekg at the time that this happens. Also do a spirometry and pulse oximetry. Make sure these tests are performed when you are short of breath. Mo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Asthma possible: Asthma is a very common cause of intermittent shortness of breath although other causes e.G anemia, underlying heart disease etc can also be possible.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Stidham
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Asthma: Exercise induced asthma is more common than what gets diagnosed. Inhalers will often help. Other more serious conditions should be ruled out at a visi ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Evaluation/possible: An anti reflux medication, avoiding spicy foods and eating smaller meals may relieve GERD symptoms. The shortness of breath that you are experiencing ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Common: As the uterus rises, it pushes on the intestines and stomach making you feel full and the pressure on the diaphragm, the main muscle of respiration ca ... Read More

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