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Paroxysmal 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.?
Waking up breathless once every week or two. Not sure whats wrong. How often is shortness of breath seen in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea?
How can I treat the following symptoms? Weakness, shortness of breath, nausea, chest tightness, exhaustion, exercise intolerance, cough, and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea?
There is not way: to answer this in 400 characters or less. Have you had a comprehensive medical evaluation to determine the diagnosis? That is essential. Take care. ...Read more
Maybe SVT (abnormal): Supraventricular tachycardia (svt) usually has over 150 beats per minute and may go up to 300 in extreme cases. A patient may feel he has a pounding heart (while resting, not exercising). He may also be short of breath, breathing fast, feeling dizzy, and sometimes faint. If he has these symptoms for the first time, he should not drive himself to the hospital, but should call 911 for an ambulance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is intermittent shortness of breath caused by heart or lung\pleural; problem?Inbetween attacks she is completely normal
Can't Breath: Wow what a question. Unfortunately without more information, i can't tell you. It depends on circumstances at the time of your shortness of breath. It could simple. Given you are 64 years old, your heart is high on list. Pvcs, pacs, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, ischemia from a blockage. Copd, asthma, pleurisy, pneumonia, blood clots as well. Women often do not have typical agina. Get seen! ...Read more
Sir 28 days ago i wake up in night with shortness of breath. My chest X-ray is good. and doctor suggest me myteka 10mg tablet but i still have problem?
Heart check up: If you mean you are sleeping and each night you wake up with shortness of breath, e.g. making you sit on the side of the bed to feel better, you will need a cardiac evaluation. This is call paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) and may be a sign that your heart cannot handle the increased return of blood when you raise your legs at night. If this was a one time episode, check back with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been to two heart doctors and all test are normal, but still have chest pain, lightheaded, and shortness of breath! is this atrial fibrillation?
Maybe ...: Chronic Atrial fibrillation is not likely to be missed on even a routine ECG. A comprehensive history is not likely to miss it either. However, if your symptoms are episodic and you weren't having the symptoms while you were being tested, it is POSSIBLE that episodic atrial fibrillation or other Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias (PSVT) could cause those symptoms. ...Read more
All day today I have been feeling realy anxious and just weird all around. I have also been having shortness of breath. What could be the causeof this?
Anxiety: You said you felt anxious and feeling short of breath-- I am wondering if you might be hyperventilating--it's not uncommon in acute anxiety for someone to feel like its hard to get a deep enough breath, because their breathing becomes so shallow. When this happens, one can feel "weird", dizzy, and maybe a little faint. Breathing into a paper bag can stop this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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