A 28-year-old female asked:
how come i can jog 2.5 miles without any issue or shortness breath but i walk a flight of stairs and feel out of breath, i have p.o.t.s and mild lupus
1 doctor answer
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/ workup: From your history, your symptoms warrant further evaluation. This may include imaging of your chest, pulmonary function testing and a cardiac evaluation. Exercise at an incline consumes more oxygen than exercising on a flat surface.
Answered on Apr 19, 2015
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