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Is it normal for someone to have trouble breathing when it is cold outside?

Is it normal for someone to have trouble breathing when it is cold outside?

Depends: Breathing problems from cold can be cold induced bronchospasm or asthma. Get to the doctor, get tested or at lest checked out and treated. ...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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Is it normal to have pressure feeling in chest & trouble breathing from a cold?

Is it normal to have pressure feeling in chest & trouble breathing from a cold?

Yes, but: If it persists and/or you also have other chronic diseases you should check with your doc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have difficulty breathing with chest cold congestion?

No: Chest cold congestion sounds like bronchitis which requires hydration, and antibiotic. Mostly bronchitis is a productive cough, but generally doesn't cause difficulty breathing. Would be concerned about pneumonia, asthmatic bronchitis, or some as-yet heart disorder. Doc. ...Read more

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I have had a head/chest cold for 4 days now. on day 2 i went to urgent care because i was having trouble breathing. my bp was 90/70 (normally 120/80 area) and pulsox 92. I do have an appt with my doc tomorrow but I've been very dizzy and light headed, I h

I have had a head/chest cold for 4 days now. on day 2 i went to urgent care because i was having trouble breathing. my bp was 90/70 (normally 120/80 area) and pulsox 92. I do have an appt with my doc tomorrow but I've been very dizzy and light headed, I h

Dehydration: highly likely. We don't see all your answer, but dizziness and lightheadedness usually means low blood pressure. Drink AT LEAST 8 oz of non alcohol, non caffeinated liquid (water or something salty like soup) every hour until you stop feeling dizzy. If not better in 4-6 hours, call your doc to see if you can get IV fluids. Search https://www.healthtap.com/expert/tips for managing dehydration. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be up most of the night (every night) with episodes of rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, cold rush through bodu, feel super excited/nervous, dizzy, headache? Feeling fed up!

Is it normal to be up most of the night (every night) with episodes of rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, cold rush through bodu, feel super excited/nervous, dizzy, headache?  Feeling fed up!

Absolutely not!: If you have a personal physician, contact her/him immediately about your severe symptoms. If not, go to the nearest appropriate medical facility. Anything from panic attacks to heart problems can cause this constellation of symptoms. Treatment is available and there's no need for you to go through this nightmare every night. ...Read more

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My neurological symptoms have stumped the doctors.....?

My neurological symptoms have stumped the doctors.....?

YOU HAVE:: A proven skin punch biopsy diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy, and you possess one of the many causes of such an entity. Could be pre-diabetes, but with the ANA issues, might look further into collagen vascular categories. Other considerations, include Celiac disease, Sjogren's, HIV, paraproteinemias, B-12, etc. Would check anti-GM-1 with IgG, IgM, as you might have an autoimmune sensory neuropathy, and might respond to a course of IVIG. Can you visit a neuromuscular specialist? ...Read more

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Trouble breathing whenever it gets cold ?

Trouble breathing whenever it gets cold ?

Reactive airway: or hypersensitive airways to changes in ambient temperature. May indicate asthmatic tendency. Best way to diagnose is Pulmonary function testing. ...Read more

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I have trouble breathing when i drink, i dont think this is normal?

I have trouble breathing when i drink, i dont think this is normal?

Don't drink: "Doctor, it only hurts when I 'do this'". Doctor: "Don't 'do this'". Seems kind of logical, eh? ...Read more

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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