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Do symptoms like trouble breathing and fever go away quickly?

Do symptoms like trouble breathing and fever go away quickly?

When did it start?: If you are in good health & have sudden onset of fever & trouble breathing think acute infection - pneumonia, bronchitis, croup. Your doctor or er can help a lot with this. Don't delay - go today! if you have a chronic breathing problem like asthma or COPD you are having an exacerbation. Follow your treatment plan or update your md on status change. Don't sweat the rare stuff - that's our job. ...Read more

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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 fast can I make my difficulty breathing and fever go away?

How fast can I make my difficulty breathing and fever go away?

Need more info: If you are having fever and severe difficulty breathing, you should see a physician right away. There are so many possible causes--you could have pneumonia and need antibiotics. Don't wait! ...Read more

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Symptoms: coughing , wheezing, congestion, fever, difficulty breathing, dizziness, fatigue. Been going on for 2 weeks. What could this be?

COPD or pneumonia: Sounds like pneumonia. You need to be examined and have a chest ray. You may need antibiotic treatment. Due to your smoking you may have chronic bronchitis. The best thing you can do for your health is to quit smoking. ...Read more

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My 6yo son has had a fever and cough for 7 days now the last two he is worse two ER trips due to difficulty breathing the first night it was asthma like symptoms he was given steroids and backtoback albuterol mixed with something else then released yester

My 6yo son has had a fever and cough for 7 days now the last two he is worse two ER trips due to difficulty breathing the first night it was asthma like symptoms he was given steroids and backtoback albuterol mixed with something else then released yester

Asthma, bronchitis, : Upper respiratory infection is the most common cause to precipitate asthma in both adults and children. After he recovers from this episode you should discuss with his physician for further evaluation by an allergist. An allergist may do skin testing, breathing tests, exhaled Nitric Oxide test and may suggest allergy immunotherapy, and use of preventive inhalers. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about trouble breathing and fever?

How much should I worry about trouble breathing and fever?

Fever and dyspnea: A combination of fever and breathing difficulty is a serious problem. There may be underlying infection that can, and should be treated. I would encourage you to visit your family doctor or, if you don't have a family doctor, go to a local hospital emergency room. I am not so sure that a minor er will be suitable, since you may require hospitalization if the infection is serious wnough. ...Read more

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Having trouble breathing for about a week. Could this be asthma or hay fever?

Having trouble breathing for about a week. Could this be asthma or hay fever?

See doctor...: There are many different conditions that can cause shortness of breath including asthma. Other possibilities include heart problems, musculoskeletal problems as well as other lung conditions. The only way to know for sure is to be evaluated by a doctor. If your shortness of breath is worsening, you should be evaluated in the er since this could be a sign of a life-threatening problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...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