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Shortness of breath

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

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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
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Shortness of breath : Shortness of breath along with the current pandemic of covid-19 should be evaluated in an ER, along with covid-19 testing.
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
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
I agree with Dr. Machanic. Shortness of breath can also be a symptom of COVID-19 so getting tested for COVID should also be done. Shortness of breath ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Difficulty breathing: If you have marked shortness of breath then you may need emergency medical assessment. Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher with at least 2 of these sx’s:... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Short of breath: Generally a feeling of increased work to breathe is considered 'shortness of breath', generally the respiratory rate is increased at those times.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Shortness of breath: This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person ove... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
RU serious ?: Of course you can die of shortness of breath: asphyxiation and drowning are every day examples. Pulmonary edema and ARDS are medical examples. If your... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 49 years experience
Many causes: Shortness of breath has many potential causes, many benign but some serious. If associated with other symptoms or progressive, professional medical a... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Many!: Lungs: asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia (100 causes), pulm. Embolism ("clot"), pneumothorax, tumor, effusion and more. Heart: CHF with 100 ca... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Hold Ur breath and C: The feeling u get towards the end is what it's like. This is the feeling people who have COPD have every day. Or like gasping 4 breath after u run a l... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
?: Exercise fatigue? pneumonia? asthma? anemia? heart problem? Possibilities are endless without knowing more information that includes any past medical ... Read More

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