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Doctor insights on: Shortness Of Breath And Swollen Left Ankle Symptoms

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Have constant pain in legs & feet Had swollen right leg & foot, went down when elavated Tingling left arm & hand Heavy chest Shortness of breath?

Have constant pain in legs & feet Had swollen right leg & foot, went down when elavated Tingling left arm & hand Heavy chest Shortness of breath?

Call 911: "Tingling left arm & hand Heavy chest Shortness of breath" is always a red flag. If you have chest pain and shortness of breath, regardless of its cause (heart burn , anxiety), visit to the ER is warranted. Do not drive, Call 911. ...Read more

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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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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 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 ?

Could be CHF: The above symptoms suggest chf. Though. Deconditioning due inactivity can cause sob with activity. However it will not cause peripheral edema. See an internist for evaluation. You may need echo and cxr. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between the following data : ECG> RVH; Echo> Trivial TR TVG 11 mmHg; SVT episode; swollen ankles, shortness of breath. Concern?

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

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Ankle surgery 12/8 pain in calf, back and chest. Shortness of breath dizziness and toes are swollen as well dont feel right and dont know what to do?

Ankle surgery 12/8 pain in calf, back and chest. Shortness of breath dizziness and toes are swollen as well dont feel right and dont know what to do?

Could be serious...: When a person with recent surgery starts gets calf pain, swollen toes, shortness of breath, and dizziness, the general recommendation is to call 911 and go to the E.R. by ambulance. The E.R. doctor will evaluate her to see if she has a blood clot in her leg veins, because such a blood clot can travel to her lungs and block blood flow to her lungs, causing shortness of breath and sometimes death. ...Read more

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Swollen painful ankles diabetic shortness of breath?

Swollen ankles: This sounds more like a medical problem. Check with your doctor to find what is causing your swelling. It may from the heart, liver, or kidneys. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen left ankle with no pain usually and i can't complete a deep breath?

What would cause a swollen left ankle with no pain usually and i can't complete a deep breath?

Get to ER: Most likely you have a DVT and with shortness of breath it could go to your lungs. This is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Dull achy pain in upper left chest, occurs frequently. Ankles and feet swelling. No shortness of breath or headaches. Pain isolated.

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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What could cause these symptoms? Nausea Shortness of breath Intermittent swelling of feet and ankles Persistent odd taste in back of mouth.

What could cause these symptoms?
Nausea
Shortness of breath
Intermittent swelling of feet and ankles
Persistent odd taste in back of mouth.

See your doctor : There are many diseases that can cause some or all the symptoms you mentioned. Please see your doctor soon! ...Read more