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Unable to take deep breath or drink liquids by straw i have breathlessness on minimal exertion ctscan Pft normal is it due to lpr reflux and why? So

Unable to take deep breath or drink liquids by straw i have breathlessness on minimal exertion ctscan Pft normal is it due to lpr reflux and why?

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Mgt/workup: Your symptoms warrant a further workup which may include an EKG, Cardiac Echo and 6 walk test. Your PFTs should include a total lung volumes and DLCO. If you have trouble swallowing a swallowing study with speech therapy can be performed, you may be aspirating. Other screening tests include an autoimmune workup. ...Read more

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I am unable to take in deep breaths unless I try really hard. Seem to lost the function. Are my lungs damaged. Any.Other possibility?

I am unable to take in deep breaths unless I try really hard. Seem to lost the function. Are my lungs damaged. Any.Other possibility?

Need full lung eval: Most of the time when you cannot take a deep breath it is because a discomfort (mainly pain) prevents you from taking a deep breath - a muscle strain, rib contusion, lung problem or gastrointestinal issues can cause this. In the absence of such issues it is rare but possible that pure motor weakness can cause you to feel this way - you need a full evaluation at a doctor's office/. ...Read more

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Why would someone be unable to take a deep breaths after cardiac ablation?

Why would someone be unable to take a deep breaths after cardiac ablation?

May not be related: While possible, it's very rare that an ablation leaves a patient with any lasting symptoms afterwards. The microscopic area of heart tissue destroyed is generally far too small to be felt. In very rare cases, it's possible the procedure could initiate inflammation in the space lining the outside of the heart, which might cause pain on deep breathing or breathlessness. Again, this is very rare. ...Read more

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I am suffering from acid reflux from past two weeks.I am unable to take a long deep breath nd chest pain, I am taking lexuride nd nexpro 40.Plz help.

I am not so sure: What the medication you mentioned are . Do you mean lexapro (escitalopram). Medication like Lexapro (escitalopram) can upset stomach and causes some distress in the initial stage but will ease up later on . You may try over the counter Omeprazole , peptobismol . If symptoms persist , please see your doc. ...Read more

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Is it hard to take deep breaths?

Is it hard to take deep breaths?

Not normally: Not for most people. If you are having difficulty with this - suggest advising your physician. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains when I take deep breaths but no other symptoms?

I have sharp pains when I take deep breaths but no other symptoms?

Where: are these "pains" Pain with breathing "may" be PLEURISY an irritation/infection of the lining of the lungs HOWEVER MUCH MORE INFO IS NEEDED! Ask your question again with minimally the following info" Where are the pain's Any fever? Cough? Joint pain/muscle aches? Come on back!/ Dr Z ...Read more

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Pain in my upper back when i take deep breaths. What should I do?

Check with your doc: It can be muscular or plural or lung problems. More information is needed. See your doctor if the pain is persistent. ...Read more