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Copd And Gerd
Shortness of breath: Typically, patients with COPD have shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing. Fatigue, decreased energy, and decreased ability to do normal activities are also quite common. Sometimes, patients can get dizziness related to the shortness of breath. If you have these symptoms, definitely see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more
I have anxiety bipolar depression ptsd COPD GERD just had abnormal results for UTI also high chol. Never been tested before for my liver?
Sometimes feels short of breath for no reason.ocassionally cough white clear mucus.doc says acid reflux.can gerd cause short of breath or is it copd?
Cardiac or lung: 26 year old man with shortness of breath could be anything from anxiety to pulmonary or even cardiac condition. It is important to be seen by your doctor who will ask you several questions regarding the situation that provoked the shortness or breath and other associated symptoms and will examine your heart and lungs and may recommend EKG as well as breathing test to narrow the diagnosis ...Read more
Shortness of breath with mucus for a year. Doc has said Gerd. Doesn't think asthma. Smoked 10 yrs.25. Lung test normal. Copd?Pneumonia? Just smoking?
Consult an allergist: There are many causes for breathing difficulties and I think you are too young to have chronic bronchitis from smoking. If you have problem getting enough air when breathing in, conditions such as vocal cord dysfunction needs be ruled out as well. You should definitely stop smoking however regardless what is causing the breathing issue. ...Read more
GERD: Gerd can be a factor in a number of conditions: sinusitis, asthma, sore throat, laryngitis, snoring and sleep apnea, cough, pneumonia, wheezing, copd, chronic bronchitis, lung abscesses, chevy pain, heartburn, barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. Even GI specialists can fail to connect gerd with these other issues - they are primarily looking for malignancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a cough that is usually productive for a few months now. I don't have GERD symptoms, and I've already tried antibiotics. What could it be?
How often is chronic cough indicative of serious fatal or non-fatal illness? 27 yr old, have GERD, stopped Prevacid 2 mo ago. SCARED
Chronic cough...: The most common causes of chronic cough are bronchospasm from any etiology, GERD, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. Untreated GERD can definitely lead to chronic cough so see your doctor so the GERD can be treated. If cough persists despite treatment of GERD, see your doctor or a lung doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have COPD and had mersa in both lungs 10/03/11. I have not been sick since , however i work in a pharmacy and have developed a severe cough . I puke.?
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