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Sick but nobody will take the time to find out what's wrong with me. Malaise, shortness of breath, dark spots in sputum, TB skin is neg., rash. Ideas?

Sick but nobody will take the time to find out what's wrong with me. Malaise, shortness of breath, dark spots in sputum, TB skin is neg., rash. Ideas?

Need eval in person: It would be best evaluated by physical exam. Have a doctors or mid level provider examine you. Trying to do a proper workup in this format is impossible. Make sure you follow up with the same provider each time, otherwise you will get the "first step" or two of this workup done by different providers, getting you potentially no where. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Everytime I eat a get a bloated filling in abdomen and I get short of breath, has foot digest shortness of breath goes away but I feel icy but no rash?

Everytime I eat a get a bloated filling in abdomen and I get short of breath, has foot digest shortness of breath goes away but I feel icy but no rash?

?: Try frequent, smaller meals. (If you want a diagnosis, you'll need to provide more detail, undergo examination, and some tests.) ...Read more

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Chest pain, leg pain, shortness of breath, left arm pain, dizzyness, brushed lumpy rash on my arm?

Chest pain, leg pain, shortness of breath, left arm pain, dizzyness, brushed lumpy rash on my arm?

Needs exam: Those symptoms could be something serious. You need to go to be seen by a physician. At your age it is unlikely to be heart but not impossible. Also the shortness of breath needs to rule out a blood clot. Also a venomous insect bite may cause symptoms. Be safe and get seen. ...Read more

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Have butterfly rash on face lower back pain joint pain and shortness of breath and feel sore all over body what could be causing this?

Have butterfly rash on face lower back pain joint pain and shortness of breath and feel sore all over body what could be causing this?

See your doctor: Several conditions such as lupus, spondyloarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or viral infections can cause some of these symptoms. Your doctor can do testing to help explain them. ...Read more

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My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

Many possibilities: These symptoms are nonspecific for any specific illness. With shortness of breath and night sweats I would suggest seeing his doctor to make sure there is no significant infectious illness. ...Read more

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What is it? I experienced pain in my head like I was being shocked felt like I was going to pass out and as this happened I repeatedly had cold sweats then had shortness of breath

What is it? I experienced pain in my head like I was being shocked felt like I was going to pass out and as this happened I repeatedly had cold sweats then had shortness of breath

No way to tell here: There is no way to answer this here. It could be just a simple headache, a meningeal infection, or an aneurysm, with lots more options in between. Your own doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy skin, shortness of breath signs of anxiety?

Itchy skin, shortness of breath signs of anxiety?

Anxiety: Anxiety, stress can cause somatic, immunologic symptoms such as itchy skin, rash, shortness of breath, but please rule out medical causes first. ...Read more

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Inflamed nose cant breath well gets worse at work (labour in a cold environment. Sometimes shortness of breath. Head feels unbalanced.

Inflamed nose cant breath well gets worse at work (labour in a cold environment. Sometimes shortness of breath. Head feels unbalanced.

Rhinosinusitis: Sounds like you have and infection and/or allergies in the nose and sinuses. You can ry some otc antihistamines and decongestant and see a Dr. ...Read more

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When I bend over I feel everything rushes to my head n when I walk lile 10-20 feet I get shortness of breath for a short time?

When I bend over I feel everything rushes to my head n when I walk lile 10-20 feet I get shortness of breath for a short time?

Shortness of breath: Would follow up today with doctor/ urgent care, ER. Could be asthma, cardiac or rarely increased pulmonary pressure, need to check CBC, echocardiogram d-dimer, and CXR also make sure not anemic, f/u today ...Read more

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I was having chest pains and shortness of breath usualy when active. After it stoped the left side of my head started hurting. I am 7months pregnant?

I was having chest pains and shortness of breath usualy when active. After it stoped the left side of my head started hurting. I am 7months pregnant?

I would take it: Easy...If it continues speak to your obgyn. The biggest concern would be with headaches is whether or not your blood pressure is normal. Not unusual for women to get winded later in pregnancy becuase the pregnant uterus prevents the diaphgragm from allowing you to take a full breath. Also make sure you are staying hydrated. ...Read more

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I had cortisone infiltrations to trigger points in my neck today. I now have worse pains in my neck shooting into my head and I am feeling shortness of breath as though there is a heavy weight on it?

I had cortisone infiltrations to trigger points in my neck today. I now have worse pains in my neck shooting into my head and I am feeling shortness of breath as though there is a heavy weight on it?

Contact doc: You need to contact your doctor immediately since this is not the expected result from the injection. A slight increase in pain may be possible for a few hours after the injection but you should not expect breathing problem or radiating pain from it. ...Read more

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Hi. I am having very bad insomnia that comes with shortness of breath (as if breathing doesn't come naturally) with a itching skin. Help me!

Hi. I am having very bad insomnia that comes with shortness of breath (as if breathing doesn't come naturally) with a itching skin. Help me!

Seek an evaluation: Shortness of breath, itching and insomnia can be from so many different causes. Please see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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Chest pains, shortness of breath, headaches for over 3 months. Scans of chest, head, all blood work is normal. Worried that it is serious, could it not be?!

Chest pains, shortness of breath, headaches for over 3 months. Scans of chest, head, all blood work is normal. Worried that it is serious, could it not be?!

Very likely not.: If the scans and blood work are normal, it is unlikely that there a serious underlying problem. Your should feel reassured and be as engaged with your life and work as you can. ...Read more

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Hi I have a lot of shortness of breath followed by a pumping head, nausea and headaches. I'm tired all the time do you know the cause of this please?

Hi I have a lot of shortness of breath followed by a pumping head, nausea and headaches. I'm tired all the time do you know the cause of this please?

Many causes: The causes are too numerous to count. You could have anything from anemia, renal disease, chronic infection, collagen vascular disease, fibromyalgia, tension headache, migraine, and on and on. We need much more information and some selective tests. I urge you to see your regular doctor to begin the process. ...Read more

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I have pressure in my head, tunnel vision, shortness of breath, and lightheadedness. 1 month ago I had a severe bout of dizziness and disorientation.?

I have pressure in my head, tunnel vision, shortness of breath, and lightheadedness. 1 month ago I had a severe bout of dizziness and disorientation.?

Get medical help: There are many things that can cause this, but with acute symptoms like this, it would not be inappropriate to visit an er. Possible causes include severe hypertension, cardiac problems, hypoglycemia, panic attack, etc. ...Read more

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I have blood when I blow my nose, head & neck pressure, shortness of breath, chest & back discomfort I don't smoke, blood tests are normal. Help?

I have blood when I blow my nose, head & neck pressure, shortness of breath, chest & back discomfort I don't smoke, blood tests are normal. Help?

Blood in the nose: It could be epistaxis. Some times dry nose could cause blood stains when you blow your nose. Common allergies could cause dry nose. ...Read more

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Help. I have been waking up with shortness of breath, a racing heart, chest pain, and head pressure. What does that mean? And, what should I do?

Help. I have been waking up with shortness of breath, a racing heart, chest pain, and head pressure. What does that mean? And, what should I do?

SOB and fast heart: Your symptoms sound scary and should definitely be checked by a doctor but it may be nothing more than getting too much caffeine in your system, especially at your age. ...Read more

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I get sharp pains in bladder/ureter when I have shortness of breath/mental confusion/tingling of skin? Can kidney/ureter/bladder stones cause this?

I get sharp pains in bladder/ureter when I have shortness of breath/mental confusion/tingling of skin? Can kidney/ureter/bladder stones cause this?

Something is Wrong: This question sounds like two or three different questions. It does not come together to one specific or obvious problem. But, the symptoms are not to be ignored and I would recommend a full evaluation in person with your trusted medical advisor. ...Read more

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I've Shortness of breath hardly and I taken picture of my liver& my head. My doctor said its just allergy. I concern about it I think its bigger problem?

I've Shortness of breath hardly and I taken picture of my liver& my head. My doctor said its just allergy. I concern about it I think its bigger problem?

Consultation: It sounds like you have a complex set of issues & have already had some evaluation. For personal attention to a medical concern, consider a second opinion consult with a doctor on HealthTap. The "inbox consult" allows you to message back and forth like email, and is good when a lot of information needs to be exchanged (like prior test reports, etc.) Heart or lung issues can cause your symptoms. ...Read more

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My heart and lungs are healthy, but I have chest tightness and shortness of breath, is it all in my head?

My heart and lungs are healthy, but I have chest tightness and shortness of breath, is it all in my head?

Not an easy answer: Hard to know for sure, there are certainly many causes of chest tightness and shortness of breath, a common one in your age group is anxiety/panic disorder, however would be a diagnosis of exclusion after other, more serious causes are ruled out. ...Read more

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4 nights of extreme anxiety and insomnia. Head pain chest pain and shortness of breath. Feel like I'm going to die. Could it be impending anuerysm?

4 nights of extreme anxiety and insomnia. Head pain chest pain and shortness of breath. Feel like I'm going to die. Could it be impending anuerysm?

A more likely: Cause is panic attacks. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions and then a clinical psychologist for anxiety management treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have itchy red bumps, shortness of breath, fatigue, & chest pain?

What does it mean if I have itchy red bumps, shortness of breath, fatigue, & chest pain?

No association: Shortness of breath, fatigue and chest pain can be symptoms of heart disease or pulmonary disease (many forms), but the itchy bumps don't fit and likely unrelated. ...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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more