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Doctor insights on: Sudden Shortness Of Breath And Dizziness

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What causes nosebleeds, shortness of breath and dizziness?

What causes nosebleeds, shortness of breath and dizziness?

Nasal problems: Congestion of nasal membranes or sinuses can cause all of these symptoms. Can also aggravate asthma. ...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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I was sitting down and got very anxious. Not long after i began to feel shortness of breath and dizziness and the shortness of breath continued.

I was sitting down and got very anxious. Not long after i began to feel shortness of breath and dizziness and the shortness of breath continued.

Your question?: You haven't asked a question, but these are typical symptoms of a panic attack. By definition these come "out of the blue, " but there may still be precipitating triggers. Usually the symptoms peak within 10 minutes and dissipate by 20-30 min, if that long. Please see your family physician for a general health evaluation, since other things can present like this also. ...Read more

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I've been coughing, having shortness of breath, and dizziness for about 2 months now. I went to the er. Still no answers.

I've been coughing, having shortness of breath, and dizziness for about 2 months now. I went to the er. Still no answers.

Pulmonologist: For these persistent symptoms, i feel a pulmonologist is best qualified to examine you and order the necessary diagnostic tests and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I left a Teflon pan unattended on a hob and was exposed to fumes. I still have mild shortness of breath and dizziness two days later?

I left a Teflon pan unattended on a hob and was exposed to fumes. I still have mild shortness of breath and dizziness two days later?

Relax: Despite some sub scientific stuff from politicians a decade ago, most of s do not consider Teflon a danger, even on fire. There is no specific treatment. If the symptoms get worse and you can tell you are sick, the cause is not the inhalation. Get seen if this happens, otherwise go on with your day. ...Read more

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My daughter complains of shortness of breath and dizziness but, ?Subsides when she sits down could this be a sign of asthma, how can I have her tested

My daughter complains of shortness of breath and dizziness but, ?Subsides when she sits down could this be a sign of asthma, how can I have her tested

Short of breath: An allergy and immunologist or a pediatric pulmonologist could do testing. Pft's along with the history and physical could diagnose any possible asthma. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more