A 47-year-old male asked:
6 months after having covid 19 my chest feels tight, hard to breathe and i feel dizzy and yet asthma meds do not help. a spirometer and lung x-ray showed as normal which is good news but doesnt help me understand the reason ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a Doctor: Your symptoms could be cardiac. See a doctor to make sure you don't have ischemia due to coronary
artery disease. Have you had your lipids done recently? Coronary blockages can present with these types of symptoms.
27 viewsReviewed Nov 13, 2020
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Further assessment: I don't know the cause of your symptoms. Possible pulmonary scarring may be viewed using a CT scan. As stated earlier, you could potentially have cardiac issues.
26 viewsAnswered Nov 16, 2020
Last updated Apr 15, 2021
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