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Could You Get Shortness Of Breath Due To Menstrual Cycle
Not usually: There are some lung problems however which can vary with the menstrual cycle. One of these is asthma. Some women with asthma find their symptoms worsen around the time of menses because hormonal changes may affect the disease. A much rare problem is a fluid collection that can occur in the space around the lung with menses in those with endometriosis. Shortness of breath requires a doctor visit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
What condition could have abd pain/swelling, severe fatigue/weakness, shortness of breath, headache, and absence of menstrual period (not pregnant) Ty?
I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period, frequent urination (worsened by: in the evening, at night) , shortness of breath..came on two weeks early 15th December 2016 last period and 7th January and been suffering for 6 months need help ?
Time to get seen!: You have been sick long enough! There is no way we can tell you what's wrong from a text question. Get seen stat. Shortness of breath is serious and if waiting times are so long that 6 months has passed without an appointment, it is time to visit the Emergency Department. ...Read more
Experiencing for 2 yrs severe chronic fatigue, hair loss, no menstrual cycle, shortness of breath, nausea, frequent bronchitis, joint/muscle pain.Been taking adderol.Rbc platelet tibc others off.Med cause?
Fatigue: First must look at common causes such as thyroid disease and pituitary dysfunction. Assuming you dont have an eating disorder where restriction leads to malnutrition then the search needs to go other diseases such as autoimmune disease and rheumatological disorders. Adderal will not help as it may cause rebound depression making mood worse along with physical symptoms. Dysautonomia can cause this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a menstrual cycle cause shortness of breathe at all? I am having worse PMS symptoms this cycle, and today I have mild shortness of breathe.
I frequently get shortness of breath and it feels like i'm not getting enough oxygen. What could be causing this?
Short of breath: The typical complaint of patients with exertional asthma is either post-exertional cough or a cough towards the end of the exercise. The case presented could just be poor conditioning or even possibly cardiac issue.. Would suggest pfts and a good h & p. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plenty: I presume this is stress related so you need to resolve the stress either by talking with your supervisor to change circumstances if this is possible or seeing a counselor to help you learn stress coping techniques. If you cannot resolve the problem with these you may need to seek a new job. If this is not stress related see your physician to look for more serious causes www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma: The seasonality of your symptoms suggests that it may be allergen triggered bronchospasm (aka, asthma). Do you cough also? (typical). Do you wheeze? (typical). You can be tested any time of year with a provocative protocol (methacholine challenge) - pulmonary function test. There are very good treatments once the diagnosis is established. ...Read more
I get shortness of breath when laying down on back. Shortness of breath gets better if I lay on my side, what can it be from?
Unclear: It is, of course, normal to get short of breath when you run. If you feel that your breathing is abnormal, you should be evaluated (there are many possibilities and many tests). The headache is likely unrelated and has its own list possible causes . You should see your family doctor to get the ball rolling. ...Read more
When i lift weights and squeeze and focus i get shortness of breath after my set. Takes a while to catch my breath. I'm in shape. Possible causes ?
Sevral possibilities: Try using a rescue inhaler after your workout (albuterol) to see if that helps. If not, testing for anemia and arrhythmia (holter monitoring) are indicated. You list echo and stress echo - i presume they're normal? Pulmonary function testing might reveal the problem. Have you had a chest x-ray? ...Read more
Around the time I am ovulating , my asthma bothers me. I get shortness of breath occasionally. What may cause this ?
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
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