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Shortness Of Breath And Swollen Ankles
Is there a correlation between the following data : ECG> RVH; Echo> Trivial TR TVG 11 mmHg; SVT episode; swollen ankles, shortness of breath. Concern?
Yes: If by "TVG" you mean a "tricuspid valve gradient" of 11, this is abnormal (especially if it's the mean gradient) and indicates tricuspid stenosis which is often an accompaniment of rheumatic mitral stenosis. Either or both can cause pulmonary hypertension, Right Ventricular Hypertrophy, RV failure with swollen ankles and S.O.B. - see a cardiologist!! (or see another one). ...Read more
I have shortness of breath after climbing one flight of stairs & my feet and ankles are swollen bad for 2 weeks what's wrong with me ?
I wake up now and then at about 5 am with a tight chest no pain, no breathlessness or swollen ankles should I have an ecg?
See details: You should first of all see a doctor, discuss the issues with him/her and determine what testing needs to be done. ...Read more
I am 24 year old female my throat is very tight for the last 2 weeks along with shortness of breath? And swollen glands.
See a doctor ASAP: There are some illnesses that require immediate attention, and tightness in the throat and shortness of breath are both on the list, because if you can't breathe or your airway is blocked it is lethal. Since you have had this for 2 wks, your airway is obviously still ok, but that can change quickly. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can't get in to your regular doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 22! Tonsils are so swollen that they are nearly touching. Can't sleep and have shortness of breath. Should I go to the hospital??
R/O TONSILITIS: YES recurrent sore throats can cause tonsillitis AND IF SEVERE CAN CAUSE OBSTRUCTION OF your oral airway and induce sleep apnea. You need to be examined and have a throat culture. Potentially IV steroids and antibiotics . GET SEEN PROMPTLY AND HAVE ENT CONSULT ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have gerd that causes shortness of breath feeling and swollen nasal passages. I have changed diet sleep on incline tried prescriptions. Other help?
Gerd: Small frequent meals No dairy products at least 2 hours prior to bedtime ...Read more
Dull achy pain in upper left chest, occurs frequently. Ankles and feet swelling. No shortness of breath or headaches. Pain isolated.
Pain: There is not enough information here to suggest causation. Things likely unrelated but no way to know without much more data. See your dr. For evaluation, could easily be no big deal but out here in the zephyr world without more data, no way to know or reassure you. ...Read more
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