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Can LPR reflux cause shortness of breath on mild activity like bathing playing cooking, xray 2decho pft blood test ECG are normal?
Perhaps: If the laryngopharyngeal reflux is causing excessive mucus or buildup in the airway such that it is difficult to move air, then perhaps. Alternatively ways this condition could lead to shortness of breath include excessive coughing which interferes with normal air movement, or postnasal drip leading to asthma. ...Read more
Dyspnea on off.Chest pain, history of allergy, reflu disease. Ecg heart enzyme vdimer echo cardiac all ok.Any more tests to eliminate cardiac issues?
After having a pulmonary function testing & spiro breathing test done, nothing showing obstruction. I'm constantly short of breathe. What's next step?
Short of breath: You need to have cardiac work up done.Shortness of breath can be due to some heart disease as well as pulmonary condition.You need a chest xray to rule out lung disease beside pft and spirometery, sometimes you need cat scan to rule out pulmonary embolism.And for heart you need an exam, ekg, echocardiogram and/or sress test to find the cause of your shortness pf breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It doesn't : There is no breath test that determines that. ...Read more
Dry persistent cough. Negative for allergies, gerd, asthmas, cancer & heart conditions. Leads to shortness of breath. What can I do?
Consider bronch: On occasion recurrent dry cough with associated shortness of breath, especially if the difficulty breathing is on inspiration, can be related to vocal cord dysfunction. This may require an ENT physician to directly visualize the larynx and below. If that is normal, a pulmonologist may need to look directly into the lung for the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Positive methanine challenge indicating reactive airway disease for pft what's that mean? Lump feeling throat for months heavyness taking breaths. Would lung doc bronchoscopy and ent doc normal rule out something throat caused by cancer ? Weak pulse
RAD: The challenge test just confirms that your airways react with some tightening/wheezing which reduces your lungs ability to move air. It is often used as a marker for asthma,RAD but beyond that tells you little.If you have had all these tests & they have not spotted a cancer,that should not be considered as a cause. If they eliminate a structural problem for your sensation it must be something else ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echo, ekg, stress, PFT, endoscopie, barium swallow test... Are all fine. Suffer from chest pressure 24/7, dyspnea and palpitations. Causes?
History & physical: It sounds like you've had a good bit of testing. There are other tests, such as a holter monitor or CT scan, that may identify the problem; however, before more testing, a thorough history and physical examination may need to be repeated. The most important clues to the diagnosis, often lie in your doctor asking the right questions. Best wishes. ...Read more