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My lab work came back with low vitamin D at 26.4, low free testosterone at 7.6, high bilirubin at 2.3, platelets are 326, can any of this be bad? Iv had symptoms of loss of appetite, fatigue, back and joint pain, gynecomastia, shortness of breath,

My lab work came back with low vitamin D at 26.4, low free testosterone at 7.6, high bilirubin at 2.3, platelets are 326, can any of this be bad? Iv had symptoms of loss of appetite, fatigue, back and joint pain, gynecomastia, shortness of breath,

Abn labs: Low Vit d is common just supplement low testosteroen occurs usually older men but is not uncommon- there are supplements, platelets are OK. The elevated bilirubin is unusual and has to be evaluated. It reflects with liver or gallbladder dysfunction, rarely pancreas need liver function tests, ultrasound or CT, maybe Gilbert's, Avoid alcohol, tylenol, (acetaminophen) smoking. F/u this weeks w/ doc/ GI. ...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


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Dizzy, shortness of breath, tiredness, low suger, loss of appetite, feeling like puking is that bad? What can that be a sign of?

Dizzy, shortness of breath, tiredness, low suger, loss of appetite, feeling like puking is that bad? What can that be a sign of?

Low blood sugar: Well, virtually everything you described can accompany the condition of hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Not much that I know of which is common can CAUSE low blood sugar except not eating well....perhaps you have a viral illness...stay well hydrated....eat something soft if you can...have your parents contact your pediatrician if things don't improve shortly. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite since yesterday. No fever! Just shortness of breath and fatigue. I just don't feel hungry. What is wrong?

Loss of appetite since yesterday. No fever! Just shortness of breath and fatigue. I just don't feel hungry. What is wrong?

Could be a number of: Things but the most important symptom is the breathlessness and I would strongly recommend you be seen very soon by your doctor or in an ed. ...Read more

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Is it possible I have cancer? I've had fatigue, loss of appetite, easy bruising, shortness of breath, lost 10 pounds, and a few other symptoms related

Possible, not likely: There are hundreds of disease that can cause these symptoms. It would take a good history and physical exam to tease this out and figure out what is wrong. Find a primary care doctor or provider! ...Read more

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Tenderness under right rib cage; shortness of breath; constant fatigue; loss of appetite; unintentional weight loss;?

U need 2 B Worked up: For hepatitis 4 sure. Also TB. With TB there is usually fever & night sweats. If U have not been skin tested please do so. Even if U were TB-, , U may have converted to+. B sure 2 see someone in infectious diseases, U do need 2 get a Dx & then a plan of care can B established. When Cn tell all such as IV/IM drug use as well as sexual activity, B honest & forthcoming. ...Read more

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For 6 months: total loss of appetite, swollen lymph nodes, rapid heart beat (110 avg), severe shortness of breath, fatigue. Help. Feeling like death.?

For 6 months: total loss of appetite, swollen lymph nodes, rapid heart beat (110 avg), severe shortness of breath, fatigue. Help. Feeling like death.?

I am very sick: Please understand the limits of internet medicine. You are describing significant symptoms. If your physicians are finding that you have no obvious diagnoses it is time for a second opinion or to go to your family physician and to ask what and when you will understand what is wrong with you. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing migraines, nausea accompanied with vomiting, dizzines, shortness of breath, and loss of appetite for about 3 weeks now.

Get this treated: Need to get evaluated and get this treated as this pattern can get stopped with appropriate treatment. See headache specialist ...Read more

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My EKG shows swelling of the left ventricular, what is that? I have shortness of breath, chest and shoulder pain, nausea, loss of appetite, headache.

My EKG shows swelling of the left ventricular, what is that? I have shortness of breath, chest and shoulder pain, nausea, loss of appetite, headache.

LVS: Left ventricular swelling is not a term which we use in reading the ECG. Your symptoms suggest you should be checked by a physician. There are lots of possibilities for their cause. ...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 can cause, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, craving for weird things (ice, dirt), shortness of breath and chest pain?

Anemia: Please check your blood work up as it seems that you may have low blood count. Please see your pcp as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can shortness of breath, fatigue, and chest pains be related to cancer, or any other disease? As well as dry hands, and an abnormal appetite.

Can shortness of breath, fatigue, and chest pains be related to cancer, or any other disease? As well as dry hands, and an abnormal appetite.

Well...: Those are very vague symptoms, you know. Could be caused by cancer but also by lots of other conditions. If it's about you, I suggest you visit a physician to get a good examination. At your age, cancer would not be in the top of my differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ezcessive Sweating, fatigue, shortness of breath, heart races, dizziness, memory loss, shakiness, blackouts. Wondering what is wrong?

Ezcessive Sweating, fatigue, shortness of breath, heart races, dizziness, memory loss, shakiness, blackouts. Wondering what is wrong?

Not sure...: But it doesn't sound like anything good. See your doc and get some basic labs and an ECG to start. You might be severely hyperthyroid...the possibilities are many. ...Read more

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Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

See a physician.: Just the double vision is of such a concern that if that was your only symptom, I would advise you to see a physician. shortness of breath and chest pressure is another indication to see a doc. Perhaps all this is anxiety, but you must have this evaluated medically. ...Read more

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Experiencing for 2 yrs severe chronic fatigue, hair loss, no menstrual cycle, shortness of breath, nausea, frequent bronchitis, joint/muscle pain. Been taking adderol. Rbc platelet tibc others off. Med cause?

Experiencing for 2 yrs severe chronic fatigue, hair loss, no menstrual cycle, shortness of breath, nausea, frequent bronchitis, joint/muscle pain. Been taking adderol. Rbc platelet tibc others off. Med cause?

Fatigue: First must look at common causes such as thyroid disease and pituitary dysfunction. Assuming you don't have an eating disorder where restriction leads to malnutrition then the search needs to go other diseases such as autoimmune disease and rheumatological disorders. Adderal will not help as it may cause rebound depression making mood worse along with physical symptoms. Dysautonomia can cause this. ...Read more

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Could gastritis cause shortness of breath and fatigue?

Could gastritis cause shortness of breath and fatigue?

Yes.: Can cause sob especially if this is due to reflux. This can also cause spasm of the airways and cause wheeze.
Fatigue can also be due to anemia from gastritis. Depends on severity. Need to follow up with md or GI doctor. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis for chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath?

What is the diagnosis for chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath?

Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, what to do?

Shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, what to do?

Situational?: Is this happening all of the time or only in certain situations? You ought not feel this way all the time. Please seek the care of a pcp for a general evaluation and any necessary referrals. Your symptoms cross many conditions so, you need to start with someone who can investigate broadly after examining you. ...Read more

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I have continuous episodes of fatigue/shortness of breath throughout the day?

I have continuous episodes of fatigue/shortness of breath throughout the day?

Multiple factors.: Many things can cause these symptoms. Simple sleep apnea to anemia.
Not sure about physical condition either based on questions. I would see your md and follow up on labs and possible sleep apnea. Sometimes if a partner in bed snores this may also keep you up. Need more info. ...Read more

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Constant dizziness, spaced out, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath lately?

Constant dizziness, spaced out, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath lately?

You need to be seen: Stress, poor diet, smoking, dehydration, anemia, medication interaction, endocrine problems, heart problems, being out of shape are all potential reasons. You need an evaluation to see what is going on with you. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I am feeling weak, lightheaded, fatigue, and shortness of breath, etc.?

See your PCP: There can be many reasons for these symptoms. You may have low bp, infection, low thyroid, anemia or congestive hert failure please see your pcp. ...Read more

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Dizzy, light, headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath, yawning.

Dizzy, light, headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath, yawning.

This constellation: Of symptoms requires further evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed mylan- diclofenac for shortness of breath cough and tiredness, is this okay?

My doctor prescribed mylan- diclofenac for shortness of breath cough and tiredness, is this okay?

Diclofenac and cough: It depends on the reason why he prescribed that. At first pass I would say no, its not ok and that you should get him to re-visit this. But it might be for another obscure reason. Please go back and question him thanks ...Read more

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ECGs over last 14 years show LVH +ve but even at 59 yrs no symptoms e.g. chest pain, palpitations, dizziness, shortness of breath, fatigue. False +ve?

ECGs over last 14 years show LVH +ve but even at 59 yrs no symptoms e.g. chest pain, palpitations, dizziness, shortness of breath, fatigue. False +ve?

Understand: That some studies demonstrate a 70-80% false positive rate in LVH. If there is concern over LVH, have you undergone an echocardiogram - a sounds study of the heart. This is a much more sensitive (definitive) exam for this type of diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm having extreme fatigue for the past 3 days same time I started topical hydrocortisone. Can extreme tiredness and shortness of breath be a side e?

I'm having extreme fatigue for the past 3 days same time I started topical hydrocortisone. Can extreme tiredness and shortness of breath be a side e?

Not typically: It is not a typical side effect. Especially if it is only being used for three days. Hydrocortisone cream can eventually cause this if used in large amounts for long periods of time. I would recommend that you see your general physician to discuss your symptoms if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Can mono cause shortness of breath, and tiredness? Can it also cause patterns in how you feel such as feeling okay for one hour and horrible the next?

Yes it can: Since mono is a virus infection that can lead to the production of alot of white blood cells, your body is diverting a lot of its energy and resources to make these cells and to fight off this infection. This will lead to the production of many different proteins that can affect your mood, energy level and the production of red blood cells. ...Read more

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I have had bad shortness of breath, fatigue after exercise, and constantly feeling like I will stop breathing since wed. What is wrong?

I have had bad shortness of breath, fatigue after exercise, and constantly feeling like I will stop breathing since wed. What is wrong?

See doc: It is very hard to know what is going on and how serious it may be without a physical examination and complete medical history. A couple of possibilities include asthma, infection, or anxiety. If this has never happened to you before, I believe this warrants a trip to your health care provider to figure things out. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Why do I get palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue after exercise?

Short of breath: Worthwhile getting checked by your doc for those symptoms. You may simply be out of shape and exercising wrong but being sure something else isn't going on is a good idea. ...Read more

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Can lots of humidity in the air cause shortness of breath tiredness and a slight pressure in your upper back near your lungs?

May be: High humidity may cause a feeling of suffocation and produce the symptoms you alluded to. However, it would be prudent to see your doctor to rule out other issues. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the left side extreme fatigue shoulder pain on the left side and shortness of breath what does this mean?

See your doctor!: Left sided chest pain that radiates to the shoulder and is associated with fatigue and shortness of breath is very concerning for a heart or lung problem. This should be evaluated very soon by your doctor with physical exam, ekg, chest x-ray and blood tests. This constellation of symptoms should prompt a visit to the emergency room. I would recommend that you chew an Aspirin and go or call 911. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Appetite Changes (Definition)

Appetite changes = increased or decreased desire to eat ...Read more