A 50-year-old male asked:
seem to get shallow breathing after taking 100 mg of lamictal at around 3 hr mark subsides 6 hours later...been on it for years.never happened before?
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Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Report this to Doc..: There can be potential withdrawal symptoms from abruptly stopping lamictal, but this must be weighed with the fact that it may be causing you shortness of breath--this always gets a physician's undivided attention. Speak to your doctor about this immediately, as there can be serious side effects (such as anemia) which can cause your symptoms and may require bloodwork for further evaluation.
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My doctor has diagnosed my baby with laryngomalacia because my baby is always congested. I get so nervous and constantly check if he's breathing. Is this diagnosis accurate?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: Laryngomalacia is a common condition that most experienced pediatricians are comfortable diagnosing. It causes noisy breathing and resolves by 12-18 months of age. A definitive diagnosis can be made by an ENT specialist using a small scope to look down the child's windpipe. This requires anesthesia and is only recommended if your doctor isn't sure of the diagnosis, or if you need reassurance.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Can I easily transfer my hepatitis a infection by breathing on my loved ones?
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Pediatric Urology 21 years experience
No: No. Hepatitis a is not a disease spread by respiratory route. It is a fecal oral transmission disease (lovely).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Can thrombocytosis cause pain when breathing?
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Medical Oncology 25 years experience
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Can bulimia cause difficulty in breathing?
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Specializes in Pulmonology
Bulemia: Patients that vomit frequently are at high risk to aspirate (vomit going into the lungs). This could cause a respiratory inflammatory process known as pneumonitis. This process could certainly be associated with wheezing.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
What other than asthma can cause trouble breathing?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
Many possibilities : Including: pneumonia, chronic lung disease, bronchitis, copd, bronchiolitis, cheat trauma, epiglottis, lung cancer, pulmonary edema, pleurisy, pulmonary embolism, throat trauma, heart attack, neuromuscular disorders, anaphylaxis, high altitude, obesity, organ failure, sepsis, shock, severe ascites, cardiac arrthymias, pericarditis, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, etc.
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Last updated Feb 16, 2015
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