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After sex I find it difficult breathing. It started recently. I had no problem before.?

After sex I find it difficult breathing. It started recently. I had no problem before.?

Evaluate!: Might be due to multiple causes such as cardiac or lung disease. It may be due to an abnormal heart rythm. It also could be due to less serious cause such as anxiety or related to the position you are using. Regardless this must be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Why do I have a hard time breathing after sex. I have chest pain?

Why do I have a hard time breathing after sex. I have chest pain?

Must get checked: A guy who has chest pains when having sex, especially with trouble breathing, should be thoroughly checked out by his primary care doctor and a cardiologist before doing anything physically exerting again. The idea is to rule out heart disease that might lead to a heart attack during certain activities. ...Read more

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I'm going through a divorce which causes me anxiety. I find it difficult breathing at night. How do I deal with anxiety?

I'm going through a divorce which causes me anxiety. I find it difficult breathing at night. How do I deal with anxiety?

Divorce: Divorce is a very painful experience, you need to confide in close friends, share your feelings, try to maintain a positive life style, exercise can very helpful. If you remain troubled consult a mental health professional who could help you cope as best as possible through this situation. Best. ...Read more

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I been having pain on my chest and left side of body nd having difficult breathing sometimes this has been happening for a week already?

I been having pain on my chest and left side of body nd having difficult breathing sometimes this has been happening for a week already?

See your doctor: You should see a doctor today. There are many possibilities for these symptoms, but combined chest pain and shortness of breath are worrisome! At your age, a blood clot in the lung (PE = pulmonary embolism) and pneumonia are more likely than heart attack. A collapsed lung is unusual but possible. These symptoms might also be caused by asthma, pleurisy, musculoskeletal disorders and depression. ...Read more

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Laying in bed very peaceful what would a sudden heavy breathing with several deep breaths?

Laying in bed very peaceful what would a sudden heavy breathing with several deep breaths?

Sigh reflex?: Everyone needs to take deep breaths every couple of minutes, to open up the unused part of the lung. Real shortness of breath would be worrisome, though. ...Read more

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If metropol ER is causing heavy breathing after tent surgery. Are their other alternatives?

If metropol ER is causing heavy breathing after tent surgery. Are their other alternatives?

Posible side effect: It is possible that you are having a side effect to the beta blocker metoprolol. You will have to talk to your cardiologist to see if he recommends any other therapy. Doing lung functions, may or may not confirm that you are having a reaction to the medication. ...Read more

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I was having heavy breathing (just like sobbing) for no known reason. Never ever experienced before. Hubby's comfort increased it. Why?

I was having heavy breathing (just like sobbing) for no known reason. Never ever experienced before. Hubby's comfort increased it. Why?

Breathing: Sometimes heavy or frequent breathing can occur when you are upset and is known as hyperventilation. It goes completely away but can reoccur. See your doctor for any breathing concerns. All the best. With hyperventilation you often experience tingling and numbness in your extremities and breathing into a bag may help. ...Read more

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What causes congestive heart failure to produce heavy breathing?

What causes congestive heart failure to produce heavy breathing?

Elevated pressure: Heart failure causes elevated filling pressures in the heart which then reflect back in the lungs. The elevated pressures in thelungs causes fluid to extravasate into the parenchyma, which causes shortness of breath and dyspnea. ...Read more

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My two year old has a temp underarm 101, heavy breathing and crusty eyes what should I do?

My two year old has a temp underarm 101, heavy breathing and crusty eyes what should I do?

Control fever: As long as the child doesn't appear severely ill I usually recommend first controlling the fever with Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). Usually this gets the child feeling much better. The heavy breathing is probably from the fever as well, but if he/she appears short of breath then you need to see your doctor. Push fluids. If things don't seem to be improving within 48 hrs then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My breast is sore im having chest paint heavy breathing at time what does it mean?

My breast is sore im having chest paint heavy breathing at time what does it mean?

If you are having: Labored breathing please seek medical evaluation. Suspect that the pain is not the actual breast if it corresponds with breathing issues. It could be musculoskeletal or related to your respiratory system (or even cardiac). For chest pain with breathing difficulties please seek medical evaluation now. ...Read more

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Having difficult breathing?

Having difficult breathing?

Inadequate info.: This could be a serious problem. Really need more specifics about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi my husband has lately started feeling pressure in his chest, specially when in car, he thinks he has difficult breathing... he is 32 years old?

Hi my husband has lately started feeling pressure in his chest, specially when in car, he thinks he has difficult breathing... he is 32 years old?

Anxiety attack or: panic attack type thing. Having said that still may need an ekg, stress test, chest x-ray, d-dimer test etc. To rule out important heart and lung problems. Take him to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of his doctor by phone. ...Read more

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My 3.5 month old is having retractions and occasional heavy breathing. Resp reaching 80 at times. Any suggestions?

My 3.5 month old is having retractions and occasional heavy breathing. Resp reaching 80 at times. Any suggestions?

Have kid seen: Any kid with that respiratory rate is working extra to breath & should be evaluated. They should not be fed orally during that interval as there would be a risk of the feed ending up in the lungs. If the kid has known laryngomalasia, the retractions may be routine, but if they are new it is important a speedy evaluation be done. The child may need oxygen and help with airway maintenance. ...Read more

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19yo, and not a smoker, and sigh and cough at the same time, ihave acidity in the stomach, and I don't have the stomach germ, difficult breathing help me?

19yo, and not a smoker, and sigh and cough at the same time, ihave acidity in the stomach, and I don't have the stomach germ, difficult breathing help me?

Need rx for reflux &: You have acid reflux and shortness of breath.you need to be evaluated by your doctor and need to be treated appropriately for your acid reflux. With lifestyle modifications like loose weight if obese, eat dinner at least 3 hours before bed, elevate head of the bed while sleeping and may need acid suppression therapy with H2 blockers orPPIs. If still short of breath needs further evaluation for asthma ...Read more

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As I woke in the middle of night to have a glass of water I felt really dizzy sweat dripping difficult breathing and my heart was racing fast why

Panic disorder: There are 2 possible reasons for your symptoms, among many other possibilities. The symptoms can be related to a panic disorder, a sudden increase in adrenaline secreted in the brain.
Another possibility is a sleep disorder. If you are not getting enough oxygen to your brain while asleep, because you may be obstructed, a sleep study might be in order. ...Read more

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Heavy breathing after stent insertion in heart arteries, should I be concerned?

Heavy breathing after stent insertion in heart arteries, should I be concerned?

Stent: What you describe isn't adequate to be sure what is going on. In the situation you describe it is best to consult the physicians who know the patient and the specifics of the patients status. It is possible that concern is appropriate and also possible that a lower level of concern is a appropriate, from here, no knowing. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a panic attack without heavy breathing and a pounding heart?

Yes: You can even have a panic attack without fear. These are called non-fearful panic attacks. They are treated the same way as panic attacks are. ...Read more