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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Breathlessness On Exertion (Overview)

Breathlessness on exertion is the feeling of being "out of breath" after performing physical activity. In people with lung or heart problems, it may take a long time to catch one's breath after physical activity.


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Have a PFO could this be cause of breathlessness on exertion ?

Have a PFO could this be cause of breathlessness on exertion ?

Pfo: Pfos can be found in 20 to 30 %the normal population . It would be hard to correlate to symptoms of breathlessness. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
21 doctors shared insights

Breathlessness On Exertion (Overview)

Breathlessness on exertion is the feeling of being "out of breath" after performing physical activity. In people with lung or heart problems, it may take a long time to catch one's breath after physical activity.


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Meaning of pallor and breathlessness on exertion. Anemia?

Meaning of pallor and breathlessness on exertion. Anemia?

Could be: Pallor is one of the sign of anemia. Shortness of breath on exertion presents when your body does not get enough/adequate oxygenation- either from anemia/decreased level of hb ( not enough hb to carries o2 to the lung and other vital organs), or other causes- such as problems with the lungs/heart. You should see your md to have a complete evaluation to find the cause and further treatment. ...Read more

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Overcoming Bad Breath (Checklist)

See doctor to check: post-nasal drip, acid reflux, dry mouth
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If you can't find cause, ask your dentist for oral bacteria DNA test
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Have a PFO could this be cause of breathlessness on exertion ?

Pfo: Pfos can be found in 20 to 30 %the normal population . It would be hard to correlate to symptoms of breathlessness. ...Read more

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Suffering breathlessness on exertion aniexty sufferer petrified of myocarditis?

Suffering breathlessness on exertion aniexty sufferer petrified of myocarditis?

Anxiety: disability from anxiety disorder is more common than myocarditis, you may need more work on your anxiety. Is there a specific reason you believe you are at risk for myocarditis? ...Read more

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Can LPR cause Asthana like symptoms in non asthamatic I have severe breathlessness on exertion?

Can LPR cause Asthana like symptoms in non asthamatic I have severe breathlessness on exertion?

Improve: Are you referring to Ipatropium a drug that is used to treat asthma. If you are yes it can cause difficulty breathing as a serious side effect of that medication also you may have fast heart rate and other anticholinergic side effects ...Read more

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Worrying to take viagara as I have read it could be fatal I got breathlessness on exertion due to acid reflux plz help?

Worrying to take viagara as I have read it could be fatal I got breathlessness on exertion due to acid reflux plz help?

Way too little info: ...and you really haven't asked a question. If you read something on the Internet that worries you about a medicine you're taking, it's best to ask your doctor in person. Nearly every concern my patients bring to me after reading the Internet can be explained as completely irrelevant to their particular situation. Use the Internet to get the questions to ask your doctor, not the answers. ...Read more

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Meaning of pallor and breathlessness on exertion. Anemia?

Could be: Pallor is one of the sign of anemia. Shortness of breath on exertion presents when your body does not get enough/adequate oxygenation- either from anemia/decreased level of hb ( not enough hb to carries o2 to the lung and other vital organs), or other causes- such as problems with the lungs/heart. You should see your md to have a complete evaluation to find the cause and further treatment. ...Read more

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I got breathlessness on exertion at that time if I eat something it gets worse it's happening since 2 yes pft xray echo normal no thyroid not overweig?

Perhaps: An esophageal, stomach or intestinal issue is contributing to the problem. Opinion with a Gastrointestinal specialist would be recommended. ...Read more

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Have breathlessness on exertion on activity doctor thinks its due to my silent reflux have problems with erection any alternative to viagara afraid of?

Have breathlessness on exertion on activity doctor thinks its due to my silent reflux have problems with erection any alternative to viagara afraid of?

2 problems: If reflux is responsible then a trial of anti reflux strategies should help.Absent reversible endocrine ,mechanical,nutritional psychiatric etc causes there are sevral agents in the same class as Viagra (sildenafil) that work,beware tachyphylaxis! ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more