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A 26-year-old male asked:

i had the stomach flu and now for the past two days i've had shortness of breath, gas, and chest tightness. i don't have a fever. is this pneumonia?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be checked: It is difficult to say what it could be,But any shortness of breath and chest tightness needs to be evaluated.I suggest go to the ER and get checked.They will take a detailed history and exam and if indicated a chest xray to diagnose and treat your condition

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My 2 yr daughter has hand, foot and mouth disease for last 4 days. The ulcers / blisters in mouth make it difficult for her to drink and eat.. What medication will be most suitable?

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