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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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The past week i've had a shortness of breath difficulty doing any physical activity what could cause this should I go to er? Even running a block i feel extremely weak.

The past week i've had a shortness of breath difficulty doing any physical activity what could cause this should I go to er? Even running a block i feel extremely weak.

Need evaluation: Shortness of breath with exertion should be evaluated. There are many possible causes for shortness of breath including heart or lung disease, anemia, etc, some of which may be more serious than others.. Either see you primary care physician, go to an urgent care center or emergency department as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am having heart palps and shortness of breath. It gets triggered by physical activity? My past EKG in june was fine, blood work normal in july.

I am having heart palps and shortness of breath.  It gets triggered by physical activity? My past EKG in june was fine, blood work normal in july.

Palpitation: Anxiety, stress, strenuous exercise, fear , anger and social anxiety cause palpitations. It is natural. You are doing behavior therapy, keep it up. You may want to check thyroid function. High thyroid can cause palpitations. Your ekg is normal so there is no congenital WPW syndrome. Also no coffee, alcohol or social drugs. . Good luck. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath easy after just very light activity. little exercise last 10 y only biking slowly 30 min/day. echo, xray, asthma ecg24hr normal...

Shortness of breath easy after just very light activity. little exercise last 10 y only biking slowly 30 min/day. echo, xray, asthma ecg24hr normal...

More Workup: There are many reasons to feel short of breath and if your symptoms have continued to worsen further evaluation is warranted. Deconditioning from lack of physical exercise is a common cause, but also asthma and/or exercise induced bronchoconstriction, cardiovascular issues, etc. can contribute as well. Address concerns with primary doctor so that additional workup can be completed if concerned. ...Read more

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Asthma bothers me during exercise, even the least activity causes shortness of breath and tightness in my chest, not just cardio exercises.

Asthma bothers me during exercise, even the least activity causes shortness of breath and tightness in my chest, not just cardio exercises.

Uncontrolled asthma: We don't know what type of asthma you have? At any rate you are still suffering, you need to be evaluated by an allergist/immunologist for better asthma control, meanwhile, if you exercise regularly you need to take a bronchodilator inhaler right before exercise, albuterol (ventolin), call this no in Cairo for an appointment with an allergist/immunologist if you wish, 0122-279-6437, good luck ...Read more

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LBBB, pre excitation, shortness of breath, exercise intolerance, can't do daily activities, extreme fatigue, chest pain. Restrictive cardiomyopathy?

Restrictive CM rare: With all the electrical conduction abnormalities you describe, especially if the echocardiogram was otherwise normal, an electrical problem, or arrhythmia, is more likely the cause of your symptoms; rather than restrictive cardiomyopathy. Restrictive cardiomyopathy is a rather rare condition. In order to get the best diagnosis, revisiting a thorough history and physical may help. See cardiologi ...Read more

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I had a pft test that came back normal however still having shortness of breath while doing normal activity any other tests they can do to find out y?

Yes: Make sure you are not anemic. You need to have stress test or a metacholine challenge test. If it is nor exercise induced asthma then you have to look for cardiac causes: left ventricular hypertrophy with diastolic dysfunction, ischemic heart disease or valvular heart disease. Need to have an echocardiogram to begin with. ...Read more

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I feel dizzy after meals , and i have this shortness of breath after doing very little activity?

I feel dizzy after meals , and i have this shortness of breath after doing very little activity?

Symptoms: There isn't enough information here to speculate on your problem but seeing your physician is a good idea. ...Read more