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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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I have been tired, feeling faint, and having shortness of breath. Recently I've had blood in my poo What should I do? What could it be?

I have been tired, feeling faint, and having shortness of breath. Recently I've had blood in my poo What should I do? What could it be?

Blood in stool: Go to the doctor and get checked out as soon as possible. As you've had colonoscopy in your list and CT your doctor is obviously looking for something and there are many possibilities. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pale liquid stool with stomach groaning and shortness of breath?

What could be the cause of pale liquid stool with stomach groaning and shortness of breath?

Requires a doctor!: These symptoms merit a medical evaluation right away. Please contact your physician. This could be very serious. ...Read more

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Tired, shortness of breath, sweating while sleeping, loose stool had lyems?

Tired, shortness of breath, sweating while sleeping, loose stool had lyems?

See doctor: Loose stools and shortness of breath needs to be checked and treated appropriately, you need to be evaluated.
Meanwhile drink plenty fluids to prevent dehydration. ...Read more

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Red blood in stool, shortness of breath, headache, weakness and tiredness all for 2 weeks. Cant carry even 10 kg. However normal bp. Possibe reasons?

Red blood in stool, shortness of breath, headache, weakness and tiredness all for 2 weeks. Cant carry even 10 kg. However normal bp. Possibe reasons?

See your doctor: Anemia from your rectal bleeding is high on my list of diagnosis. You have to see your doctor asap. The low red blood cell count (anemia) may be causing all your symptoms. Go in today if you can. The reason for your rectal bleeding needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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What causes fatigue shortness of breath and lethargy immediately after bowel movement and lasts all day? Also have greasy looking stool that floats.

What causes fatigue shortness of breath and lethargy immediately after bowel movement and lasts all day? Also have greasy looking stool that floats.

SOUNDS MORE GI: Greasy Float BM's sounds like Pancreatitis. There is insufficient data for me. Do you drink a large amount of alcohol? Do you have Diabetes? DM can make you tired all day & is high risk for Pancreatitis. Patients w Blood sugars >250 do suffer from exhaustion. Do you get 7 hrs of sleep each night? You should seek attn from a local MD &have standard Blood tests drawn for DM, Pancreats, malabsorbtn ...Read more

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I'm having mild shortness of breath because lack of bowel movement expand and put pressure on thoracic cavity and organ cause displacement. Need help.

I'm having mild shortness of breath because lack of bowel movement expand and put pressure on thoracic cavity and organ cause displacement. Need help.

IBS-constipation: May be functional constipation, and should likely be tretaed with a hi fiber diet, psyllium (fiber) supplement, a probiotic, and prescription of Miralax (polyethylene glycol). If symptoms persist, further evaluation would be appropriate ...Read more

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Ache groins and stabbing pain in anus also mild shortness of breath could it be related? I have had heart an lung tests clear doc saysglandular fever?

Ache groins and stabbing pain in anus also mild shortness of breath could it be related? I have had heart an lung tests clear doc saysglandular fever?

Anal sex?: Assuming you have not had anal sex, your pain suggests: proctitis, colitis, anal fissure, or a thrombosed hemorrhoid. Is there blood? You need to be examined. I can't relate those sx to breathing difficulty, but there must be more going on - more reason for a full eval. ...Read more

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Why im shortness of breath?

Why im shortness of breath?

Many causes: You should really be evaluated. It can be from deconditioning, heart problems, lung problems, smoking, kidney problems, thyroid problems...Etc. See this link for more details: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/shortness-of-breath/my00119. ...Read more

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What can cause shortness of breath?

Many things: There are many causes of shortness of breath. The easiest way is to compartmentalize into three categories. 1. Any problems with the heart – heart failure, enlargement of the heart, or valve disease of the heart. 2. Any problem with the lungs – asthma, COPD, fluid around the lungs, fluid in the lungs, or lung scarring to name a few. 3. Everything else – deconditioning or knee/hip pain for example. ...Read more

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Will this cause shortness of breath?

Will this cause shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath: It hasn't made me short of breath yet. If you're referring to sinus infection or uri, they can but usually at most very mild. Your question isn't clear as to what 'this' is. As bill clinton said, it all depends on what this is. ...Read more

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Can you die from shortness of breath?

Can you die from shortness of breath?

Can happen: Yes depending on how severe and what is causing it. It is important that you seek medical help right away if you experience uncommon shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What is cause of shortness of breath?

Many causes: Shortness of breath has many potential causes, many benign but some serious. If associated with other symptoms or progressive, professional medical assessment is prudent. Blood tests (looking for anemia, etc.), cardiac and pulmonary abnormalities can be sorted out fairly easily. Then the underlying causes for those abnormalities can be sought. Psychological causes can be responsible as well. ...Read more

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What would cause shortness of breath?

What would cause shortness of breath?

Big list: Shortness of breath is due to a demand for oxygen by your body in excess of your capacity to deliver it. This can be due to anemia, heart dysfunction, lung disease or airway problems. These will all be aggravated by exercise and if severe can cause a problem going up stairs or even walking. This needs evaluation by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Common causes of shortness of breath?

Many!: Lungs: asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia (100 causes), pulm. Embolism ("clot"), pneumothorax, tumor, effusion and more.
Heart: CHF with 100 causes
anemia, thyroid xs or deficiency, obesity, rib cage deformity, paralyzed diaphragm, neuromuscular disorders (ms, als), foreign body, aspiration, psychogenic, hyperventilation, metabolic acidosis. I'm sure I've forgotten a few. ...Read more

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What can lead to shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath: Your question is very open ended. There are so many causes. Mostly heart problems and lung problems could cause shortness of breath. Also anxiety disorder, hyperventilation disorders also cause shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath after having cold?

Short of breath: After a cold can have some residual bronchitis but generally wouldn't be noticeable. If really short of breath would recommend seeing your doctor for evaluation to be sure something additonal isn't going on. ...Read more

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What is considered shortness of breath?

Short of breath: Generally a feeling of increased work to breathe is considered 'shortness of breath', generally the respiratory rate is increased at those times. ...Read more

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What does shortness of breath feel like?

Elephant on chest: To paraphrase supreme court potter stewart, you'll know it when you feel it. Some people describe shortness of breath as not being able to inhale deep (or deeply enough). Others describe it as if an elephant were sitting on their chest so they couldn't breathe, like someone squeezing you too tightly. You may or may not wheeze when short of breath. Go see your family doc for pulmonary function test. ...Read more

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Bending over causes shortness of breath?

Bending over causes shortness of breath?

Yes it can: Because it changes the mechanics of your chest cavity. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can histatussin cause shortness of breath?

Histatussin: Histatussin, which is not available in the USA, contains chlorpheniramine, a well tolerated short acting anti-histamine, ammonium chloride, used as an expectorant, and ephedrine for nasal congestion. AC can cause metabolic acidosis which would make you feel short of breath. Ephedrine can cause tachyarrhythmias which would make you feel S.O. B. so the answer is...yes, it's possible. ...Read more

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What are the causes of shortness of breath?

Shortness of breath: This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person over exerts. If there isn't enough red blood cells in the blood. If the lungs don't work well, heart dysfunction, abnormal respiratory mechanics. ...Read more

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Why does my husband get shortness of breath?

Send to Dr.: Not sure without knowing him and evaluating him. Things that can cause sob, . Smoking, asthma, copd, overweight, chf, alergies, congestion, infections (like bronchitis, pneumonia) to name a few. ...Read more

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What disease would cause shortness of breath?

Short of breath: There are many diseases that cause shortness of breath from anemia, lung disease, or heart disease, or just deconditioning. You need a doctor evaluation to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause shortness of breath (dyspnea)?

What can cause shortness of breath (dyspnea)?

SOB: Depending on your age, heart and lung causes need to be looked at. Also one would look at other symptoms ie. Chest pain, cough, sinus symptoms. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath and what's the cause of it?

?: Exercise fatigue? pneumonia? asthma? anemia? heart problem? Possibilities are endless without knowing more information that includes any past medical problems, onset of symptoms, severity, exacerbating/relieving factors, coinciding symptoms, etc. ...Read more

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What is shortness of breath symptoms won't stop?

See your doctor: These are serious symptoms and need to be evaluated thoroughly by your doctor. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more