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Treatment for shortness of breath in end stage copd?

Treatment for shortness of breath in end stage copd?

Wow: You should see a lung specialist. Usually an inhaled steroid, an anticholinergic, a long acting beta agonist and a short acting beta agonist should help. But there are many other things such as rehabilitation and prednisone. See a lung specialist.to have it fine tuned. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


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Please recommend the best medicine of chest tightness and shortness of breath and asthma?

Please recommend the best medicine of chest tightness and shortness of breath and asthma?

Treatment of asthma?: Not sure what you are asking, are you wanting the best medicine to treat symptoms of shortness of breath and chest tightness associated with asthma? ...Read more

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First aid treatment for patients with haemodialysis when there is shortness of breath?

First aid treatment for patients with haemodialysis when there is shortness of breath?

Need evaluation: There might be component of coronary disease need evaluation may be BP related or arrhythmia any way need further work up. ...Read more

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What is the best asthma medicine for wheezing and coughing and shortness of breath?

What is the best asthma medicine for wheezing and coughing and shortness of breath?

ICS: There are essentially two types of medications for asthma: controller medications and rescue medications. The controller you get placed on is determined by your severity and this can be changed based on the degree of control of symptoms and risk. We follow guidelines for severity and treatments such as naepp and gina. However, in short, most asthmatics need to be on inhaled corticosteroids. ...Read more

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I have afib and wolf parkinson white...symptoms are chest pain, shortness of breath,etc what are the treatments for those conditions?

I have afib and wolf parkinson white...symptoms are chest pain, shortness of breath,etc what are the treatments for those conditions?

Treatments vary: depending on the nature of the cause of your symptoms. With atrial fibrillation and WPW there can be a number of different options. This is not something that can be easily addressed over the internet. You need to establish or reestablish with a health care professional who can address your concerns and manage your symptoms. Get checked out today. Cardiac Electrophysiologist would probably be best ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for stomach bloating with shortness of breath?

What's recommended as a cure for stomach bloating with shortness of breath?

Bloating: Get some simethicone 80, gas x is one over the counter brand and take it 4 times a day, if you get rid of the gas in your abdomen, the shortness of breath may go away. If there's any chest pain or palpitations go to the doctor. ...Read more

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Is bad breath a clinical condition? What are the treatment alternatives for persistent bad breath?

Is bad breath a clinical condition?  What are the treatment alternatives for persistent bad breath?

Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many conditions. Make sure your gums are health. Gum disease can cause "perio breath". Start tongue scraping. Here is a link: http://www.Smithtownsmiles.Com/blog/02202013-0814/tongue-cleaning-path-better-oral-health dry mouth from low saliva can contribute to bad breath. Dry mouth can be caused by hundreds of medications and a fes systemic disease. ...Read more

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Constant shortness of breath all day and tightness in chest for 4 to 5 without any history of lung and heart disease. anxiety cause all day dyspnea?

Constant shortness of breath all day and tightness in chest   for 4 to 5 without any history of lung and heart disease. anxiety cause all day dyspnea?

Dyspnea d/t anxiety: While anxiety can certainly cause shortness of breath, and you point out you've had no cardiac or pulmonary problems in the past, but do have a history of anxiety -- it's also important to remember that anxiety is a diagnosis of exclusion. See your primary, esp if you have any assoc sxs like cough, fever. With medical causes ruled out, it would be time to pursue a more robust anxiety treatment. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to reduce shortness of breath associated with costochondritis? MD prescription and home remedies?

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

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Shortness of breath no other symptoms? Ready for the cath lab?

Talk to your cardio: Perhaps if you have had an abnormal stress test or if you already have an extensive work up and no other cause for your shortness of breath is identified. It would also depend on your age and other risk factors. Your cardiologist is the best one to decide. ...Read more

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What are other alternative treatment for lung cancer with extreme shortness of breath if the oxygen treatment is not effective as it used to be?

What are other alternative treatment for lung cancer with extreme shortness of breath if the oxygen treatment is not effective as it used to be?

MORPHINE: Ask your treating oncologist or palliative care specialist for morphine. This medication can help with the sensation of shortness of breath (dyspnea). There is a liquid formulary, easier to take, absord faster. I hope this information is helpful. ...Read more

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Is there an association between acute bronchitis and shortness of breath and pain?

Is there an association between acute bronchitis and shortness of breath and pain?

Yes: Bronchitis is inflammation of the main bronchial tubes of the lungs. When they are inflamed, they cause caughing and sometimes shortness of breath. Most of the time its viral. ...Read more

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Smoker with anxiety symptoms. Cough mucus short of breath. Heard quitting causes shortness of breath. I ALREADY can't breathe. Nervous to try.

Smoker with anxiety symptoms. Cough mucus short of breath. Heard quitting causes shortness of breath. I ALREADY can't breathe. Nervous to try.

You can quit: There's a rarely mentioned fact I know: The smoking breath pattern - In, Hold, Exhale (fully, slowly) thru lips - is very, very good for you. That pattern alone can lower BP (for awhile) and makes you feel really good. When smokers quit, they lose this advantage. Some of the distress is due to this. You can win by continuing to do the breath pattern w/out the cigarette! 'Smoke' w/out cigarettes! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for thoracic dextroscoliosis?Have backpain including chestpain and difficulty of breathing.

What is the treatment for thoracic dextroscoliosis?Have backpain including chestpain and difficulty of breathing.

No short answer: Very complex question with multiple factors. Vast majority of thoracic scoliosis less than 45 degrees is non surgical . Shortness of breath from scoliosis is very rare, only with very severe curves of 90 degrees or greater. See your internist to find out why you are really short of breath. ...Read more

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Dry persistent cough. Negative for allergies, gerd, asthmas, cancer & heart conditions. Leads to shortness of breath. What can I do?

Dry persistent cough. Negative for allergies, gerd, asthmas, cancer & heart conditions. Leads to shortness of breath. What can I do?

Consider bronch: On occasion recurrent dry cough with associated shortness of breath, especially if the difficulty breathing is on inspiration, can be related to vocal cord dysfunction. This may require an ENT physician to directly visualize the larynx and below. If that is normal, a pulmonologist may need to look directly into the lung for the cause. ...Read more

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Getting treated for bronchitis with no response steroids, inhalers, or antibiotics.. hospitalized with shortness of breath and wheezing with neg CXR?

Getting treated for bronchitis with no response steroids, inhalers, or antibiotics.. hospitalized with shortness of breath and wheezing with neg CXR?

Sure of diagnosis?: If your doctor is sure of the diagnosis, it may just take time. Bronchitis typically doesn't show up on chest x-ray. If you use birth control pills or have other risk factors for clotting, ask your doctor to do a d-dimer to screen you for a blood clot in your lung (pulmonary embolism). If the ddimer is negative, you don't have it. If pos, you will need a CT to rule it in or out. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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