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A 25-year-old female asked:

Shortness of breathing esp. during work, but normal heartbeat. clear lungs. goes away if i lie down. non smoker. should i be worried?

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Dr. Donald Elton
A Verified Doctoranswered
36 years experience
Maybe: shortness of breath with exertion can be normal if the level of activity is extreme but if you are short of breath with exertion that would not make others short of breath then you should see a physician to be evaluated as there are many potential causes of this, some of which are serious.
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