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A 41-year-old male asked:

my friend is haveing problems breathing everytime he starts to work or get physical hes had a stress test and been to the dr but they can't find anything wrong any ideas anyone please help!?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
Cardiology 22 years experience
Pulmonary?: Normal stress test is reassuring but this could be a pulmonary issue. Consultation with a pulmonologist may be most useful at this point. An echocardiogram may also be helpful to rule out valvular disease.
Dr. Gary Roach
Anesthesiology 42 years experience
Further workup: Presuming this is new and he has previously been easily able to perform these activities, he needs more workup. This might include an echocardiogram, respiratory function tests or other tests.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2014

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