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FP, IM, Cards or pul: Orthopnea is breathlessness that occurs specifically when lying down. The two conditions that should be considered are congestive heart failure and and advanced lung disease. You should be seen by a family practice doctor or internist or cardiologist or pulmonary specialist. (since you're using the medical term "orthopnea", i assume you've already seen one? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Read about orthopnea. Not that I have dyspnea when lying flat, but I feel much more comfortable breathing sitted up. Is this normal?
Gradual sob on exertion (x 2 mo). Discomfort in luq/chest c insp wheeze l lat base & increased orthopnea. Afebrile. Infequent dry cough. O2 sat 99% ra?
Examples: If you're cough is so severe you cannot sleep, or it disrupts your daily work life... If you have chest pain or bloody sputum… if it persists more than a couple days…if it is new and has never been evaluated..I suggest you seek a medical evaluation and possible chest x-ray. Good luck. ...Read more
See a Physician: Do you have any physicians where you are? There are too many causes to even begin to name them all, and a mere list will not help you diagnose and try to prevent you from having them.. Do you drink enough water (dehydration)? See a physician to try to get a better answer as to the cause of yours. ...Read more
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