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A 25-year-old female asked:

i get shortness of breath and my hands turn purple and swell. it comes with slight dizziness. its usually when i am singing & standing. what is this?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt'workup: There may a pulmonary/cardiac problem, and I would suggest a visit with your PCP. They can check your BP sitting and standing, and an EKG can be obtained. I would recommend seeing your physician, and a virtual appt can be scheduled for follow up.

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Last updated Mar 4, 2015

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