i was under stress yesterday and was suddenly very week with shallow breathing. i laid down and drank a coke until lunch time. i am a 55 year old male in good health. height 5'10 155 lbs.
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Endocrinology 46 years experience
Difficult : Difficult to know what this was from what you describe. Heart, blood pressure and lung problems could cause this as well as other conditions. Some of the possibilities are quite serious.
I urge you to get checked out, physical exam and electrocardiogram. Good luck.
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The emergency doctor said my baby has asthma, and now she is having more trouble breathing. How do I know when I should take her back to the hospital?
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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Difficulty breathing: If a baby is breathing rapidly, appears to be using a lot of effort to breathe and is feeding poorly, it may be time to have the baby seen again.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Why are more women diagnosed with chlamydia then men?
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Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
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A 21-year-old member asked:
It's hard to know if my breathing problems are being caused by asthma or emphysema. How can we tell?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
Pft's: Pulmonary function tests with carbon monoxide diffusion co-efficients will help to distinguish the two.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Do men have a preset number of sperm like women have eggs?
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Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
No: Women are born with all the eggs they will ever have in a lifetime, but men can regenerate sperm every 90 days.
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Swelling of pelvic area in male 91 no pain?
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Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your Dr.: Hard to give a specific answer as the pelvic area is actually fairly large with a number of possibilities that may cause swelling. I would recommend seeing your dr. And having a good exam. Impossible to give you a good answer in this kind of forum. Good luck.
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