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A 40-year-old female asked:

I feel breathless,even when oxygen levels are ok [97 to 99%], pls advice of other possible causes of breathlessness [iron level and ecg was normal ]?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Key questions: Anxiety can make you feel breathless. Heart failure can do it. Pulmonary vascular narrowing can make you feel breathless -- that gets missed. Glad you're not anemic. The question is going to be, "How is your exercise tolerance?" and "Do you need to have spirometry?" Hope you find a treatable cause.
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