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Mokena, IL
A 55-year-old female asked:

i am having a hard time breathing at night. told my gp about it twice and nothing done. i don't want to go to the er and wait for hours. not sure to d?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Need a cardiologist: To get a diagnosis,need a lot of tests.Detailed history & physical exam needed. Consult a cardiologist who can sort out your problems & direct you.
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Provided original answer
Because of the breathing difficulty in the night cardiology may be the first cause, can be pulmonary also,but you need a diagnosis & relief.
Mar 10, 2016
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Need more informatio: we nee more information,Past medical hx like any heart disease, asthma, or are you over weight. It can be due heart or sleep apnea. if needed get second opinion

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