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Normal chest x-ray and vq scan. normal ekg. chest and back pain, gurggling sound, short of breath, dizzy. also tachycardic and dry cough. please help.

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible asthma: Please see a board certified pulmonary medicine expert ( pulmonologist)-ASAP- Unable to diagnose online; however, very suggestive of bronchospasm with superimposed viral or bacterial infection.
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Need re evaluation: I assume you have been to the ER and were discharged. A serious cause for your symptoms seems less likely as your initial tests were normal. Among the less serious causes for such symptoms is the possibility of a chest cold and superimposed panic attack with hyperventilation. But if your symptoms persist you need to be re evaluated to determine the proper diagnosis. Return to the ER if needed.
Dr. Christian Mayaud
Hospital-based practice 36 years experience
In-Person Evaluation: You need further face2face evaluation by a physician. Sounds like you are in the middle of a work-up. Are you an inpatient or is this evaluation being done as an outpatient? Sounds like you are looking for a second opinion? Too much information is required to properly second guess your current work-up. Online is not appropriate for this purpose.
Last updated May 29, 2019


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