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A 55-year-old female asked:

Shortness of breath 7 weeks after gallbladder removal. er tests show everything is fine. this has been everyday all day long. no pain. ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 36 years experience
May be something new: If your symptoms were checked to rule out a clot in the legs or lung and no other surgical problem is seen, there may be another issue to work out. Suggest seeing your pcp and start a work up for sob (shortness of breath). High blood pressure, heart conditions and lung conditions are some of the possible causes. If you feel severely short of breath at any time, return to the er!
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
No you should see: Your own doctor to find the cause of your shortness of breath , by various tests , treat you and follow the instructions . Speak to your doctor what is causing your shortness of breath.

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