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Dialysis Associated Shortness Of Breath
I'm 54 weight 168 and 5 ft 7. I recently started having shortness of breath after short exercising, very short. What should I be concerned with.?
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Is it normal to feel really drowsy following shortness of breath associated with reactive airways?
Possible.: This could be a side effect of the inhalers used to treat the rad. ...Read more
What are the best ways to reduce shortness of breath associated with costochondritis? MD prescription and home remedies?
Pain meds to reduce: the inflammation from it and supporting hte chest by taping it or using a cushion against the painful site would certainly help. Doing slow deep breathing exercises daily (5-6 times) for 3-5 minutes each time, can be helpful. The Costochondritis will run its course over 2-3 weeks or so. If not improving or getting worse, make sure you see your PCP to ensure nothing else is going on. Good Luck. ...Read more
Can anxiety mimic the symptoms of CKD: restless legs at night, increased urination, shortness of breath, back pain, headache, trouble concentrating?
Kidney disease: assuming CKD means chronic kidney disease. Until very late and had advanced stage, usually requiring immediate dialysis, CK D typically has no specific associated symptoms other than a loss of nocturnal urinary concentration ability requiring a trip to the bathroom during the night. Hope that helps. ...Read more
All day today I have been feeling realy anxious and just weird all around. I have also been having shortness of breath. What could be the causeof this?
Anxiety: You said you felt anxious and feeling short of breath-- I am wondering if you might be hyperventilating--it's not uncommon in acute anxiety for someone to feel like its hard to get a deep enough breath, because their breathing becomes so shallow. When this happens, one can feel "weird", dizzy, and maybe a little faint. Breathing into a paper bag can stop this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel a little bit shortness of breath when I watching tv this morning, may 10min, what could it be?
Tv short of breath: Shortness of breath while at rest is always a big concern for any physician. It is the bodies cardiac and or respiratory system saying that even in non demanding situations they are not optimally operation. You are lucky because your is giving you an early clue to get help before things get much worse. Make a phone call and start the process with your physician. It also could be simple anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have smoked for 30 years and now have quit for 4 months. I still have shortness of breath.Will i ever breath right again?
Maybe : Having smoked for thirty years, and stopped for a few months, it is still way to soon for the effects of the cigarettes to heal. It may be years before your lungs have fully healed, and still, there may be damage to the lung tissue that will stay scarred. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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