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stop smoking 9months have short breath and musus no cough what can be the problem

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I am not sure why you are short of breath. If you have been smoking for a long time and the quit or significantly cut down on use, that can lea ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
smoking: If you haven't smoked long enough to get permanent damage to the lungs, the shortness of breath can go away.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Cough: Lung symptoms are challenging because part of it is your description of symtoms, then is our interpretation of what you say. Requires reexamination, o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Go to the ER: Hemoptysis can be completely normal, particularly in dry, cold air. But I am very concerned about the shortness of breath. You need to be evaluated.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Everyone is: different but setting target date to stop and then stopping completely on that day can be effective. Learning some self-hypnosis can support this pla ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Airway inflammation: Smoking causes airway inflammation. This can be reversible and/or irreversible . Congratulations on your healthy decision to quit. Your breathing shou ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not ususual: Many/most people go through a period of shortness of breath when they quit. The reason is, cigarette smoke is very irritating and smokers cough out ph ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Seek another cause: At your age and having stopped smoking (congratulations), you should not be short of breath and your having smoked is not the cause. You need to get a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
If the breathing : is that difficult you should go to the emergency room

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