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shortness of breath and weight gain

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Weight gain is a common cause of shortness of breath. Moreover, we often gain weight when we're more sedentary. Just a couple of weeks of reduced acti ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
See a doctor: Salt and water retention , heart failure are some of the reasons. Please see a doctor.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
See a doctor: Abdominal pain, swelling, weight gain, and shortness of breath can indicate excess fluid in the abdomen (ascites). This needs to be evaluated. Even ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
How much weight gain: It may b related 2 ur weight, google pickwickian syndrome.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not the case: Your symptoms are not from B12 toxicity. 1st, B12 toxicity is rare. 2nd, if you do happen to become toxic, then your symptoms would be numbness/tingli ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Be watched closely: I've seen some women with little weight gain during pregnancy have perfectly healthy babies, but weight gain of about at least 25 pounds would typical ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Multiple issues: All of what you have cannot be explained in a few sentences. You have a multitude of symptoms and probably have many different issues - please go see ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A person who is "short of breath" needs to be evaluated by her doctor, regardless of what might be the cause of being short of breath. That goes for p ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: Your symptoms warrant a more detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. It is important that you see your doctor for an evaluation. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Davida
37 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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