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shortness of breath after exercise or exertion

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Dizzy: Probably exercise induced asthma less likely heart related. See your doctor to do breathing tests to see if your lungs are the problem. If so you can ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sob: You may have a chest congestion due to a virus which is compromising your breathing or exercise induced asthma. See your doctor for evaluation.
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Dr. Scott Diede
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See doc: It is very hard to know what is going on and how serious it may be without a physical examination and complete medical history. A couple of possibilit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Short of breath: Worthwhile getting checked by your doc for those symptoms. You may simply be out of shape and exercising wrong but being sure something else isn't goi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
COPD: You have a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which isn't your fault but happens to people from breathing the air we live in and/or ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Trainer: You could benefit from an athletic trainer that can set up a program for you whereby you would gradually increase your activity and not become winded ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
See internist soon: You need treatment for wheezing. You probably have allergy induced asthma- also exercise induced. Effective treatment is possible.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Varied symptoms: These varied symptoms may not be explainable by a disease but can be due,in part, to anxiety. Inner ear disorder, overactive thyroid and familial esse ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cardiologist input: Is needed, don't exert yourself more, given your symptoms, kindly see your doctor who may refer you to a cardiologist for further evaluation, wish you ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: If shortness of breath is due to deconditioning, aerobic exercise can improve it.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Davida
38 years experience Family Medicine
Aortic Regurgitation: Slowly developing aortic regurg can present w/ new onset dyspnea on exercise. Get an echo.

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