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shortness of breath after pacemaker

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not: Salt draws in fluid. People with dcm don't handle excess fluid well. That's why diuretics like lasix(furosemide) are used. If a single meal with extr ... Read More
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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Couple of days: By ventricular pacemaker can improve symptoms for up to 70% of people who receive one, however it does not prevent heart failure from existing. If you ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Combination: The disease and possibly your medications can cause sleepiness. About shortness of breath and heart racing also miight be due to dcm. Please talk to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
If : If you are experiencing shortness of breath and difficulty breathing when laying down, these are signs of congestive heart failure, and more specifica ... Read More
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Dr. John Breinholt
20 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Call your doctor: If these symptoms are new and you just increased your dose, it could be related. Call your doctor.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If your symptoms: have worsened significantly - please don't try to self- diagnose. At minimum you need to see your doctor or cardiologist/ pulmonologist. It you have a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
If still sob after: Had a cold but not sick any longer then a workup for reactive air way should be done.See your dr for a full history and physical . Labs cxr and pfts w ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
What's a saver cold: If one experiences shortness of breath with or after an upper respiratory infection, i would be concerned that there is some for of asthma going on, w ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Deconditioning: Most likely, if you have not been exercising for a while, you have become deconditioned. It will take some time for your body to adjust to exercise. U ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Short of breath: Unusual symptom, go see a doc to be checked out.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pneumonia: There is a condition called post pneumonic asthenia which can take months to resolve after pneumonia. However you should see your Doc to be checked to ... Read More
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