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Involuntary Gasps Of Breath
Not uncommon: When laughing, normal lung function is suspended, so that efficient air movement through the lungs is interrupted. The muscular exertion of the chest wall contributes to oxygen utilization. Result: short of breath. If this is severe, you may significant heart or lung problems because most often such symptoms should be mild. ...Read more
Continual intermittent fluttering feeling near larynx causing feeling of shallow breathing & choking. Lasts seconds.
It is either...: ...Continuous or intermittent. Can't be both. From your description, you are either experiencing reflux that effects your breathing, or anxiety. If it's reflux, there are many ways to help including medicine and dietary changes. If it's anxiety, that's more complicated. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.
Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more
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Pregnant with shortness of breath constant cough then shortness of breath suffer from allergies, constant sneezing and then shortness of breath
Constant episodes of Short breath through out the day gasping for air constant yawning afterwards not asthma or anxiety?
Evaluation: Your symptoms sound uncomfortable at best, dangerous at worst and should be fully evaluated. A chest x-ray, blood count, thyroid check, EKG, Echocardiogram, pulse oximetry, possibly pulmonary function tests - should be done. These are non-invasive, painless, and easy to do. Please see your doc! ...Read more
Acute constricting chest pain, irregular heartbeat, inability to stand, nausea, and shortness of breath...
If of acute onset: And recent or ongoing now for more than a few minutes i recommend calling 911 or going as quickly as possible to the ed. No likely cardiac related but not the only thing that can those symptoms in a 20 year old woman. ...Read more
Possible: Two simple tests, the direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) test on the nasal secretions, and CBC with differential, as well as the 3 classic symptoms - 1) 'whoop' noise with inspiration after cough, 2) paroxysms of coughing, or many back to back cough episodes without a break, and post-coughing vomiting, all help to make the diagnosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden shortness of breath which wakes me up in the sleep with hot chills and pounding heart beat.
Tracheomalacia: Tracheomalacia (from trachea and Greek ???????, softening) is a condition characterized by flaccidity of the tracheal support cartilage which leads to tracheal collapse especially when increased airflow is demanded. The trachea normally dilates slightly during inspiration and narrows slightly during expiration. These processes are exaggerated in tracheomalacia, leading to airway collapse . REwiki ...Read more
Shortness of breath: This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person over exerts. If there isn't enough red blood cells in the blood. If the lungs don't work well, heart dysfunction, abnormal respiratory mechanics. ...Read more
What causes delayed burping, pain in the back of neck, difficulty breathing and choking feeling, headache and fast heart beat?
Many possibilities: Honestly,I wish I could ask you more questions to better answer this.I am assuming all these symptoms are happening at the same time and have a seeming relationship with each other?How often does it occur?Is it sudden?If all at once suddenly have to think about an allergic reaction to something or maybe infection like meningitis.Need more info.If this is now and u can't breathe well,seek care now ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer