A 39-year-old female asked:
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i've had a bad cold and cough for over a week and past couple days i feel short of breath easy. is this normal?

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Dr. Charles Glassman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Shortness of Breath: If your symptoms are getting worse and now with shortness of breath you want to make sure you have not developed bronchitis or "walking" pneumonia.
Answered on Oct 9, 2013
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Short of breath: Sounds like you may have pneumonia, would get checked by your doctor.
Answered on Aug 23, 2013
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