New York, NY
A 31-year-old male asked:
31 m heavy breathing / shortness breath feels full at rest. gets worse daily. breathing patterns becoming different got echo holter nuclear stress test / bronchoscopy pft and chest ct scan normal. pft showed positive mehtanine airway d? cancer?heart
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Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Needs evaluation: The answer to your question requires an evaluation and review of the information from the tests you have already had. Cancer and heart disease are both very rare and unlikely in previously healthy 31 year old men.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Asthma : Studies show that a positive methacholine test may indicate you have asthma however the test needs to be interpreted carefully. Did you have an obstructive pattern on spirometry reversed by bronchodilator? Trial of rescue inhaler indicated and talk with a pulmonologist. Sorry you are not feeling well but don't worry your doctors will get to the bottom of this. Don't worry and good luck.
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Last updated Oct 29, 2017
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