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Shortness of breath

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 24 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 9 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
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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 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.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 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
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 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
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 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.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 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
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 50 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
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 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
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 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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