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Pfo Symptoms Shortness Of Breath
I have been getting a shortness of breath feeling like my throar is closing feeling. I feel like iant get no oxygrn outside. I got asthma n a PFO hlp?
I saw a lung dr on Friday for shortness of breath and she said probably reflux but ended up sending me for echo and I have PFO. She said strokes can?
20 yrs old female asthma I keep getting lil chest pain right or left I been told I have PFO ER bllod wrk negative and EKG help n shortness of breath?
How are you using your asthma meds?
Do you have an action plan you are following or are you using your medication "as needed"?
Asthma meds are not used as needed, that means you use them when you have symptoms and not used to control symptoms.
Ask your doc to review your type of medications and get pulmonary function tests. ...Read more
Chest pain left upper quadrant come n go shortness of breath racing heart beat. Asthma n a PFO help what should I do?
You: Should be seen first by your family practitioner/cardiologist who is aware about your pfo. You may also have pots. Check it out, google first the term postural orthostatic tachycardic syndrome. ...Read more
Is mild aortic stenosis in 79yo with on/off symptoms (shortness of breath) serious? How should it be treated? He was put on beta blocker and that's it.
Without knowing the: Exact findings and clinical situation it is difficult to assess but in general it would be entirely reasonable to treat with simple beta blockers as first line therapy and follow for symptom change over time. ...Read more
On zaralto for muti pes, had the same symptoms shortness of breath, cough and unexplained sweating along with faint feeling should I be concerned?
Zarelto: Yes see your doctor asap or check into the er now. ...Read more
My friend have following symptoms : Shortness of breath Chest pain Weight loss What could be the problem? Are these symptoms of cancer?
She needs to be seen: What is actually happening with her is beyond our ability to say. I am glad she has a friend like you. ...Read more
How does one correct their eating in order to not breathe intoo much air? Is it possible that TMJ symptoms, shortness of breath and packed stomach might be interfering with the breathing?
Gastric Pain: Please listen to your body. Slow down your eating. Chew food thoroughly and slowly. Put your fork or spoon down between bites. Talk to someone you are eating with so that you also eat less and eat slower. ...Read more
Symptoms: shortness of breath, pain in both ribs, mostly left side. Pressure increase these symptoms. Had a MRI heart is normal. Costochodritis?
I think I have heart problems. Symptoms: shortness of breath, pain in chest and left side of throat, irregular, miss a beat, running heart sometimes, ?
Be evaluated...: You should be seen by a physician to further discuss your symptoms and for diagnostic evaluation. After obtaining your history, your physician will determine the proper course of care which could involve: referral to cardiologist, EKG, holter monitor, echo... It is impossible to tell without being seen. ...Read more
Symptoms: shortness of breath, muscle twitching everywhere, chest pressure, upper abdomen pulses. My cardiologist thinks its nothing. What should I do?
Trust him: Your cardiologist spent 9-10 years training to know when things were important and when they were not. And in general, physicians tend to practice conservatively so as not to miss anything. For these reasons, the fact that you are a young male, and the nature of your symptoms (which sound like anxiety). I suspect they are right. If you don't trust them get another opinion. ...Read more
Climbing hill symptoms:shortness of breath heart heaviness sweating. Admitted to hospital ekg, stress test, no heart attack. Angiogram no blockage? Could it be related to gerd? Treatment type of dr.
More info needed....:
Are you overweight? Do you exercise regularly? Do you ever exert yourself strenuously? You've listed symptoms associated with someone being out of shape exerting themselves... Thankfully you didn't have a coronary. Time to make a plan with your physician to take care of yourself by loosing weight (if necessary), eating right, and starting a cardiovascular workout routine.
All the best. ...Read more
Sob: Improving symptoms depends on what is causing them. Some things can be quick some slow. The cause of the symptom dictates the response. ...Read more
Yes, but: Practically ANYTHING can be a symptom of cancer but that doesn't mean the individual has cancer. For instance, lung cancer commonly causes shortness of breath (as well as chest pain, coughing blood, weight loss, hoarseness, etc) but there are dozens of less serious causes of shortness of breath which are generally more likely. ...Read more
What are the main causes of shortness of breath? I don't feel any other symptoms except that it feels hard and slightly heavier to breath. Any idea?
Many causes: There are so many causes! Pulmonary disease including asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia and pulm. Embolism. Heart disease: especially heart failure and angina; systemic causes such as anemia, thyroid excess, and acidosis (like from diabetes. Other causes include hyperventilation, panic attack, foreign body, airway obstruction. This is the short list! ...Read more
What are the symptom s of pulmonary embolism? My daughter has trouble exercising and has swelling and shortness of breath
Shortness of breath: Along with shortness of breath, signs of a pulmonary embolism would be coughing that may produce blood, chest pain that worsens when taking a deep breath, lightheadedness, wheezing, increased heart rate. If you are concerned of a possible pulmonary embolism, immediate medical attention is advised. ...Read more
Lots of things.: The differential diagnosis for these symptoms is very broad. However, there are a few very serious conditions that could be the cause of you problems. A full history and exam on you would be necessary to safely make a diagnosis. My advice would be to not mess around with this and get to a doc very, very soon. ...Read more
Many Women feel: Shortness of breath during pregnancy, and that can happen even in early pregnancy due to the effect of HCG which puts women in a mild hyperthyroid state. If you are anemic, this symptom will be more pronounced. Your blood volume and plasma volume expand about 1/3 during pregnancy to accomodate fetal circulation, so your exercise tolerance should decrease as you progress and fetal demand increases. ...Read more
Is there any correlation or association between having Gastroparesis and the symptom of shortness of breath?
Can a possible pinched nerve somewhere in the back cause shortness of breath as well? How is a pinched nerve found? What are the symptoms?
A pinched nerve does not cause shortness of breath.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is the best way to diagnose a pinched nerve.
A pinched nerve in the neck region can cause neck, shoulder, upper back, and arm pain. In the lower back can cause low back, buttock, and leg pain. It can also cause numbness, tingling, or weakness of the arms or legs. ...Read more
My heart has recently been beating fast and I've had shortness of breath and other symptoms. What could this be or mean?
Can symptoms of a hiatel hernia such as palpatations and shortness of breath be influenced by body position? Mine gets worse lying down.
Yes: It is variable what can cause worsening or alleviation of symtoms, but I have heard more than once that patients have had symptom exacerbation with position change. ...Read more
What causes twinge or very slight pain in the left chest area? No shortness of breath & no other symptoms. Bp normal. No respiratory issues.
Dr Jon Michel, thanks & I have had symptoms of shortness of breath with exertion (weightlifting) usually recover @ 30 min. Cannot get HR past 132. Y?
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath, which persists for 30 minutes is a symptom of cardiac exertion. If you are in good condition and you cannot get your heart rate above 132 with this presentation, I advise that you discontinue weight lifting until you have had a full cardiac evaluation. You can continue exercise without lifting as long as you do not become short of breath, keeping your pulse under 120. ...Read more
I had eczema until I was 13 then another symptom appeared like shortness of breath whenever I'm in a closed room or in class. And I can't wear perfum?
For a few days it seems I have had z constant tightness in my chest. When I lay down I also have a shortness of breath. There are a few more symptoms
Short of breath: Many possibilities. It is time to call your doctor for an appointment for a complete examination to find out what is wrong and treat you appropriately. ...Read more
Something else: I had already mentioned vocal cord dysfunction from LPR as a potential cause. But you need to rule out other factors too and getting a lung function test would be the least you can do. ...Read more
Feeling like I don't have enough air, oxygen to breathe, no shortness of breath. Can this be a symptom for asthma?
Before there are other CHF symptoms, can smoking a single cigarette cause shortness of breath in someone with undiagnosed chf?
Smoking: Yes smoking a single cigarette can cause sob. ...Read more
Chest pains and mild shortness of breath. Could it be a symptom of my anxiety attack that I had yesterday? I had a few today as well.
Sometimes when I wake up in the middle of the night I notice my heart feels like its racing. No shortness of breath or any other symptoms.?
Heart monitor helps: If you get a heart monitor if it is normal, you can be reassured, if you have arrhythmia, it can be addressed. ...Read more
I climbed Mt. Fuji. I experienced headache and shortness of breath on the climb. Symptoms resolved after the climb. Do I currently need any treatment?
AMS: You describe acute mountain sickness which is common on when climbing mountains. Your symptoms appear to have been mild and currently resolved. If you have to climb again, pls follow all instructions given to reduce the incidence of re occurrence. If symptomatic, seek immediate medical care ...Read more
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