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I started having difficulty breathing. Any help?

I started having difficulty breathing. Any help?

Short of breath: There are many causes of breathing difficulty. With no other information about you, can;t speculate for you. See a dr. For evaluation. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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How do I figure out why I am having difficulty breathing?

How do I figure out why I am having difficulty breathing?

See a doctor: Its difficult to figure it out on your own and with out specific tests, including a history and physical and possibly a pulmonary function test if needed. Wish i could be more help, but the best way to find out would be to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I am having difficulty breathing sometimes what do you think it is?

Short of breath: There are many causes of breathing difficulty. With no other information about you, can't speculate for you. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons why I am having difficulty breathing?

Dyspnea: Numerous causes need to be ruled out, such as cardiac, respiratory, endocrine, neurological, musculoskeletal, hematological, or psychiatric. Recommend workup by your family doc. ...Read more

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I am having difficulty breathing sometimes, what do you think it is?

I am having difficulty breathing sometimes, what do you think it is?

Diagnosis: The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. There is a large number of conditions that cause breathing difficulty and it's beyond the scope of a 400 character answer to diagnose you. You need evaluation. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing when lying flat?

Difficulty breathing when lying flat?

Get it checked out: If you do not have a cold, or wheezing to explain it, see your doctor. A failing heart has a hard time with the increased blood coming back to the heart when you lie flat. Sometimes obesity causes a problem by applying pressure to lungs. No matter what, not breathing right when at rest is not normal. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing when lying down at 38 wks?

Difficulty breathing when lying down at 38 wks?

Rhinitis &pregnancy: Tends to resolve after delivery! best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Thyroidectomy (Definition)

This is the removal of all or part of the thyroid gland. It is generally performed for rumors of the gland, occasionally for enlarged and hyper functioning glands that do ...Read more


Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

Chest dyspnea is a feeling of being short of breath, a feeling of not being able to fully expand the chest wall, such as due to pain after a ...Read more