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Excessive Yawning 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.?
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
Shortness of breath with excessive yawning. Feels as though I can not take a deep enough breathe to get enough oxygen.?
Nothing: If u pay too much attention to normal reflexes this is the result. ...Read more
Recently I noticed I have been yawning excessively. I am a runner but haven't been pushing myself too hard. I also seem to be a little short of breath but it hasn't affected my running yet. What might this be?
I have shortness of breath when I sing I am yawning a ton throughout the day I have thick white creamy odorless discharge I am more emotional I have b?
Go to the ER now.: If you are short of breath. It might turn out to be something like anemia or poor sleep but shortness of breath and yawning in a diabetic on Actos (pioglitazone) w/ HTN is coronary artery disease or heart failure until proven otherwise. You could also have a metabolic problem or infection, but it's best to be safe. Diabetic, with HTN, over 65 + breathlessness on Actos (pioglitazone) = CHF= emergency room now. Consider 911. ...Read more
What causes me to get shallow breathing/shortness of breath and yawn a lot after a work out at the gym?
Lack of oxygen: Either your just starting out and poorly conditioned, or if its a new set of symptoms and you noticed a decreased exercise tolerance, then a full work up is needed. A stress echo, an oxygen consumption stress test, a pulmonary function test may be utilized. Cxr, labs, holters also may be helpful. ...Read more
I had shortness of breath with urge to yawn constantly for about 4 days now that has gone and my upper back is sore?
Hello! I have 2 question. 1. I have severe shortness of breath when climbing stairs 2 I often yawn, though well enough sleep. What is the reason?
See doc.: Severe SOB with climbing stairs is not normal in your age group and needs a good explanation. This may be related to heart / lungs or blood system. ...Read more
I'm having shortness of breath but only when I think about it, and I have to yawn a lot. No other symptoms but I do have a heart murmur. Related?
Symptoms of shortness of breath when you think about it, and need for yawning is unlikely to be a significant problem. I would focus upon good rest and exercise and reassess.
Heart murmurs are wide and varied, and if related to shortness of breath is usually activity related. If you do have activity related shortness of breath, then you should have this reviewed with a cardiologist. ...Read more
This constellation: Of symptoms requires further evaluation with your physician. ...Read more
I've been experiencing shortness of breath and craving for a good deep breath while yawning. My heart also beats faster with lightheaded/dizziness. Tnx?
Breathe slow: This sounds like you may be experiencing respiratory alkalosis, where you are breathing to fast and too shallow; you need to be cognizant of breathing very slow and deeply;. ...Read more
Constant burping and shortness of breath and can't complete a yawn and tightness in the left side of my chest when I take deep breaths what could cause?
Yawning: These myriad signs require a physical exam and a more in depth history. Please go see a physician in person. ...Read more
Can lupus (I have lupus)cause acute sudden shortnesss of breath? I have no chest pain, no cough, not coughing anything up, just slight shortness of breath like I need to yawn to feel better-clear echo
Yawning to catch my breath- shortness of breath. Albuterol inhaler doesn't help. At night wake up gasping for air. What kind of doctor should I see?
Prego -short breath: If you are pregnant and on several medications, you first must be sure you are healthy for the pregnancy and be sure to have your OB doctor okay any medication. If your health is okay then some of your symptoms may be anxiety based and you should talk to your family doctor about this, to diagnose and give you assistance. ...Read more
Go to the ER: Chest pain in conjunction with sweatig and shortness of breath is a very concerning symptom combination. While your age and medical problems may put you in a lower risk category, and the tests that you had can exclude some things, you should still be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
See a doctor: Without a chest x-ray it is difficult to tell. Your symptoms sound like you could have pneumonia or bronchitis. I would see a doctor today especially if your shortness of breath is worsening. You can also try taking your albuterol inhaler every 4-6 hours, stop smoking, and try Mucinex (guaifenesin) that is over the counter to help get up the mucous. Ibuprofen may also help with the pain from the cough. ...Read more
Can you have shortness of breath and dizziness from excessive coughing due to allergies w/ diagosis of costochondritis?
Possible: That is possible. Should symptoms persist see your doctor for a more complete history and exam. ...Read more
See your doctor: These complaints could be due to any number of problems - some of them serious. You need to see your doctor or go to an emergency room to have the symptoms evaluated. ...Read more
Past few weeks difficulty swallowing, today shortness of breath, excessive saliva. Tingling all over body should I be concerned. Is this an emergency?
Went in for Dtap the other day. Have had confusion, diarrhea, stinging pain in small spots, excessive saliva and shortness of breath since. Normal?
Severe stomach / kidney pain, dizziness, feels sick, shortness of breath, excessive sweating also 6-7 poos a day. Been going on weeks, what is it?
See doctor: There are many potential answers but none of which should be addressed at this site. You need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more
I have excess mucus in lungs/throat-barely comes up when I cough-Shortness of breath and I have to cough frequently. No Bronchitis. Maybe asthma?
Cough/Sputum: If you have had a recent upper respiratory infection (past 3 months) and the cough/mucous started afterwards, this could be "post-infectious cough" that resembles cough-variant asthma. The latter is possible too. Further history taking is necessary to help direct you- I will be happy to see you in an online appointment or you could see your PCP as well. ...Read more
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