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Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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What can cause a bad headache, difficulty breathing and a month-long period?

What can cause a bad headache, difficulty breathing and a month-long period?

I do not know: See your internist ASAP. This needs blood tests and likely imaging. Periods should only last 7 days, sometimes a little longer. Can be a stressful, but more important may suggest something more serious.

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I have difficulty breathing comes suddenly last for 1-2 hours, sometimes disappear for a period and come back make me sigh a loty my ecg excellent.

I have difficulty breathing comes suddenly last for 1-2 hours, sometimes disappear for a period and come back make me sigh a loty my ecg excellent.

Normal heart: Without examining you, it's impossible to say what is going on in your case. However, a normal ecg does make it more likely that the symptoms are caused by anxiety or stress. However, blood clots to the lung are also able to cause such symptoms. If you smoke, take birth control pills, or have had long periods of immobility (or airplane travel), see your doctor.

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I have difficulty breathing comes suddenly last for 1-2 hours, and sometimes disappear for a period and come back and make me sigh a lot my ECG normal?

I have difficulty breathing comes suddenly last for 1-2 hours, and sometimes disappear for a period and come back and make me sigh a lot my ECG normal?

Need more info: When the difficulty with breathing occurs are you at rest or are you active? Does it occur when you are lying down or sitting or standing? Does it occur when you are upset? Are you depressed? Do you have palpitqtions or chest pain swith the difficulty breathing? What is your age. Have you had heart ot lung problems? Do you smoke?

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Sometimes when I'm on my period I have trouble breathing in the shower. I donated blood today (not on my period)and had the same trouble. Why?

Sometimes when I'm on my period I have trouble breathing in the shower. I donated blood today (not on my period)and had the same trouble. Why?

Trouble breathing: It might be from anemia, or a low blood count. When you lose blood, your red blood cells and hemoglobin levels go down. Hemoglobin, a molecule in red cells, is responsible for carrying oxygen to the rest of your body. If it's low, you will automatically breathe harder to compensate, hence the shortness of breath. See your doctor and get your blood checked to rule out anemia.

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Not sleeping, irregular periods, violent coughing, insomnia, depression, anxiety, rapid heart beats, weight loss, difficulty breathing. What's wrong?

Not sleeping, irregular periods, violent coughing, insomnia, depression, anxiety, rapid heart beats, weight loss, difficulty breathing. What's wrong?

See your doctor: One possible cause is thyroid imbalance. Hyperthyroidism can cause insomnia, light or missed periods, shortness of breath, weight loss, change in appetite, nervousness ; other emotional reactions, palpitations, - as well as fatigue, irritability, sweating, loss of hair, loose stools, tremor ; weakness.

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1 weak before period breathing problem starts & after that it goes away, high pulse rate, TSH 5 low BP, mild enlarge left ovary no cyst thyroid/menopau?

1 weak before period breathing problem starts & after that it goes away, high pulse rate, TSH 5 low BP, mild enlarge left ovary no cyst thyroid/menopau?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your TSH is near the high range suggesting thyroid deficiency, despite high pulse rate. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.

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A week & a 1/2 ago l got two shots from my Dr for flu. I'm having trouble breathing. Should l be really worried or go to the Dr 1st thing tomorrow?

A week & a 1/2 ago l got two shots from my Dr for flu. I'm having trouble breathing. Should l be really worried or go to the Dr 1st thing tomorrow?

Short of breath: Depending on the mechanism of onset and time course as well as severity should help to determine the need for immediate or delayed presentation in the morning. Without further information I cannot give you more specific or responsive information

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I am 3 weeks pregnet and have gotten very sick and can't eat but now I am starting to habe trouble breathing, what can be the problem?

I am 3 weeks pregnet and have gotten very sick and can't eat but now I am starting to habe trouble breathing, what can be the problem?

Trouble breathing: Whenever you have difficulty breathing you should contact your physician or be evaluated at the nearest emergency room or urgent care. This is especially true when you are pregnant.

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For the past week or so I've had trouble breathing. It's as if something is pushing down on my lunge and stopping me from being able to breath in?

For the past week or so I've had trouble breathing. It's as if something is pushing down on my lunge and stopping me from being able to breath in?

See a doctor: At your age it may be anxiety or stress but cannot say for sure whether it may be a spontaneous issue, like a collapsed lung or arrhythmia? See your doctor who can decide based on your other medical history and examination if you'd need a chest X-ray, EKG, other tests. If issue is worsening then proceed to an emergency room. Good luck.

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My daughter keeps coughing bloody mucus for a week and now whenever she lays down she has trouble breathing. What should I do??

My daughter keeps coughing bloody mucus for a week and now whenever she lays down she has trouble breathing. What should I do??

ER: Your daughter has acute bronchitis, very likely with bronchospasm. There are very rapidly acting and effective medicines to treat that but you'll need to take her to the ER. Moreover, if she's having trouble breathing, it's not necessarily safe to wait.

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My daughter is 6 weeks old and for about a month she has had trouble breathing after she eats and has shortened breath, should I be concerned?

Yes.: Congenital problems might cause such symptoms. They include heart defects and anatomic abnormalities of the esophagus and trachea (breathing passage).

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I have been having trouble breathing for about two weeks now. I have also been burping a lot throughout the day. Do you know why this is happening?

I have been having trouble breathing for about two weeks now. I have also been burping a lot throughout the day. Do you know why this is happening?

Consult your MD asap: You are having trouble breathing for two weeks ans have not consulted your doctor I will suggest you consult your doctor asap or go to ER and get checked to find the cause and get treated At your age it may be due to Asthmaor allergies or due to Esophageal Reflux in your case Get it checked

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Trouble breathing after a week of exercise, but I should be in better shape already?

Trouble breathing after a week of exercise, but I should be in better shape already?

What is your baselin: Underlying respiratory and or cardiac status. One week is a blink in the eye. One month yes you will see improvement if exercising at least 2 x a week. Better 3-4 a week.

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1 week ago, I had an appendectomy. Now I have difficulty breathing deeply. Is it pneumonia? Are there any positions that make it easier to breathe?

1 week ago, I had an appendectomy. Now I have difficulty breathing deeply. Is it pneumonia? Are there any positions that make it easier to breathe?

Surgery: Probably atelectasis collapse of small air sacs from not breathing enough. Need deep breathing exercises. See your doc to be sure nothing more serious.

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I consumed musrooms, a month ago, stored in a plastic ziploc bag for a couple months. I had difficulty breathing and pains in my chest. After a couple weeks the left side of my body felt weak, but my breathing is improving. Could I have had botulism?

I consumed musrooms, a month ago, stored in a plastic ziploc bag for a couple months. I had difficulty breathing and pains in my chest. After a couple weeks the left side of my body felt weak, but my breathing is improving. Could I have had botulism?

Botulism: Your symptoms were suggestive of botulism but not diagnostic and since your respiratory system showed improvement you were fortunate if you were indeed exposed to the botulism toxin. An expert in infectious disease could advise you best about this matter and inform you on whether some testing now could establish earlier exposure to the toxin.

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Okay... over the last two weeks I have been having some difficulty breathing. It comes and goes mostly when I'm active, but sometimes when I'm just sitting in class. Especially when I walk up stairs it gets really bad. Also I get really wheezy and my brea

Okay... over the last two weeks I have been having some difficulty breathing. It comes and goes mostly when I'm active, but sometimes when I'm just sitting in class. Especially when I walk up stairs it gets really bad. Also I get really wheezy and my brea

Med hx please: I would suggest a review of your asthma plan and triggers. There is an online asthma control test at asthma. Com. If you find that you are using your Albuterol more frequently, please follow up. A virtual appt is also available online: healthtap. Com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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