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Plymouth, MN
A 23-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: ...

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Shortness of breath: Follow up with doc/ urgent care, you need PFTs ( pulmonary function testing to asses if you have asthma or at least peak flow and EKG to assess if heart issues, if EKG is abnormal you will need an echocardiogram. Alternatively it may be reflux/ GERD for which you could try ranitidine. f/u /w/ doc / urgent care within 24-48 hours

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Harrisburg, PA
A 16-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (bette...

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Dr. Chevon Rariy
15 years experience
Repost your question: Your question was cut off, please post again. From what is left, it sounds like you would benefit from a further evaluation of your heart and lungs. I would recommend you see your local doctor for further evaluation. If experience severe symptoms, please seek immediate medical care.
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A 57-year-old male asked:

I am experiencing shortness of breath (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (better by:?

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Dr. Kenneth Licker
Urology 50 years experience
Dyspnea: This could be due to heart failure. See your doctor as soon as possible.

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