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A 67-year-old male asked:

can a dr tell if you have congestive heart failure if the only simptons you have is shortness of breath. i have many of the med health procongestive?

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Heart failure: There are many causes of shortness of breath aside from heart failure. Other symptoms like leg swelling, shortness of breath when laying flat etc.. Chest x ray and blood test, and ultrasound of the heart may also help in the diagnosis.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2014

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