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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. 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


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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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Why does UCTD sometimes cause chronic shortness of breath with mild exertion?What treatments could be used to alleviate breathlessness?

See detail;s: First of all you need to determine if the breathing issues are related to UCTD or are a separate issue. The treatment depends on the cause and the severity.ee a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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What can cause tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, and an enlarged heart?

What can cause tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, and an enlarged heart?

Congestive heart fai: Those symptoms are consistent with CHF for any of many reasons. Dilated cardiomyopathy, mitral insufficiency, aortic insufficiency are but three of many possibilities. ...Read more

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Why does having a hole in the heart cause tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, and an enlarged heart?

Why does having a hole in the heart cause tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, and an enlarged heart?

Hole in the heart: Because the heart cannot work as well if there is a hole in it. What makes you ask the question? Surelty the doctor who is caring for you has discussed hole in the heart with you. If you are asking on behalf of a friend or family member please tell the above info. ...Read more

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Why is it that the "hole in the heart" condition causes tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, and an enlarged heart?

Why is it that the "hole in the heart" condition causes tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, and an enlarged heart?

Due to pressure.: Normal blood flow is one direction and controlled by valves in your heart and no direct comunication between r/l side of heart. Now if you have a hole then flow is not normal anymore. Some blood may bypass the lungs and not get enough oxygen. The pressure now is also different and can cause enlargement of chambers over a period of time. Need echo and see heart md. ...Read more

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Breathlessness on mild exertion all heart lung n blood work normal I have lpr reflux read on forum it can cause breathlessness do I need more test?

Breathlessness on mild exertion all heart lung n blood work normal I have lpr reflux read on forum it can cause breathlessness do I need more test?

Need more info: How much do you weigh? How tall are you? If your doctor has cleared you to do exercise, start going doing it. You may start with taking a walk every day, as tolerated and increase the activity gradually. Reflux may be one symptom of being overweight. ...Read more

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