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Pregnant with shortness of breath. Constant cough and allergies then the shortness of breath

Pregnant with shortness of breath. Constant cough and allergies then the shortness of breath

Need evaluation: Symptoms of shortness of breath and frequent cough can be related to asthma or other conditions that can affect pregnant women including cardiomyopathy (heart problems). Allergies and asthma frequently occur together and if untreated or under treated can lead to serious consequences. It important these symptoms are addressed by a physician specialist soon. ...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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Pregnant with shortness of breath constant cough then shortness of breath suffer from allergies, constant sneezing and then shortness of breath

Pregnant with shortness of breath constant cough then shortness of breath suffer from allergies, constant sneezing and then shortness of breath

Asthma: Sounds like asthma. If you can't breathe then the baby can't breathe. See an asthma specialist (typically an allergist) for appropriate therapy. Get this done asap, please. ...Read more

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Why would anaemia cause shortness of breath?

Why would anaemia cause shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath: Anemia causes less hemoglobin to be delivered to the tissues so the heart and lungs are working overtime to oxygenate and distribute enough oxygenated blood to the tissues, the increased breathing work is shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What causes nosebleeds, shortness of breath and dizziness?

What causes nosebleeds, shortness of breath and dizziness?

Nasal problems: Congestion of nasal membranes or sinuses can cause all of these symptoms. Can also aggravate asthma. ...Read more

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What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.

What causes non stop deep coughing, shortness of breath, chest congestion? I coughed for 45 minutes straight last night, causing lack of breath.

See your Dr.: Those symptoms make me think that you might have pneumonia. This is the time to go see a doctor and get checked. There are other causes as well but they are going to require physical exam. Go see your doctor. Now is the time. ...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?

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 is the diagnosis for chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath?

What is the diagnosis for chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath?

Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Palpitations/shortness of breath with little exertion, why is this?

Palpitations/shortness of breath with little exertion, why is this?

Variety of causes: Could be heart rhythm problems, blockages, valves or pumping problems. Could be a lung issue. Or it could simply be deconditioning. This is something I evaluate almost everyday. You should definitely see a physician, preferably a cardiologist to start with. ...Read more

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Could shortness of breath be from lack of sleep or lack of eating? Having shortness of breath for last two days. Walk lots everyday.

Could shortness of breath be from lack of sleep or lack of eating? Having shortness of breath for last two days. Walk lots everyday.

Shortness of: breath can be he result of many things, some benign and some more important like a heart of lung condition. Please see your doc who will tell you and provide help if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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

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 would cause shortness of breath?

What would cause shortness of breath?

Big list: Shortness of breath is due to a demand for oxygen by your body in excess of your capacity to deliver it. This can be due to anemia, heart dysfunction, lung disease or airway problems. These will all be aggravated by exercise and if severe can cause a problem going up stairs or even walking. This needs evaluation by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath after taking Thiazolidinedione, help?

Chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath after taking Thiazolidinedione, help?

Go to Emergency Room: Chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath are serious for anyone over 50 years old and should go to the Emergency Room to rule out cardiac disease. ...Read more

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What causes shortness of breath during c-section?

What causes shortness of breath during c-section?

Could be many reaso: Reasons, many not serious , some more serious what did your OB say you need to ask your OB as your OB knows you , your situation and your medical history. ...Read more

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Is shortness of breath only symptom of pregnancy ? Or more?

No: Shortness of breath is not a symptom of pregnancy.Later in pregnancy,the enlarged uterus can restrict your ability to take a full breath and you may feel SOB as a result. ...Read more

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What is shortness of breath symptoms wont stop?

See your doctor: These are serious symptoms and need to be evaluated thoroughly by your doctor. ...Read more

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Mediastinal lymphoma or leukemia? Have horrible shortness of breath for the past year, fatigue, chest pain, bruising. Shortnessbreath is bothersome.

Mediastinal lymphoma or leukemia? Have horrible shortness of breath for the past year, fatigue, chest pain, bruising. Shortnessbreath is bothersome.

Sounds like you: Need to get off the internet and make an urgent care or doctor's office appointment. If it were what you fear after a year, you would be dead. You needa complete history, a thorough physical, then decide lab and imaging. ...Read more