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I have pcnl 2 days ago on my right kidney and I am very short of breathe especially lying down?

I have pcnl 2 days ago on my right kidney and I am very short of breathe especially lying down?

Let me help you: There are complications with any surgery.
And those the most common complications for your surgery.
Injury to the colon
injury to the renal blood vessels
urinary leak may persist for a few days
sepsis
hydrothorax if pcnl is done through 11th intercostal space.
I do believe you may have the last one on the list. Please take of it. ...Read more

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I only get 5-6 hrs of sleep, could this cause short breath?

I only get 5-6 hrs of sleep, could this cause short breath?

Doubtful: I would think it could be the other way around- because of shortness of breath, it is limiting your sleep hours. Should consider seeing your dr. Who can refer you for a sleep study. ...Read more

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Good day my husband drank sex enhancement pills so now he is experiencing short breath but the feeling comes and goes, what can we do?

Good day my husband drank sex enhancement pills so now he is experiencing short breath but the feeling comes and goes, what can we do?

Have no idea: What the concoction he took was. All I can say is that if he is having trouble breathing - he should receive prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does going uphill make short breath?

Why does going uphill make short breath?

DOE: Dyspnea on exertion (doe) is most often caused by some underlying pulmonary (lung) or cardiac (heart) issue. Best to get your shortness of breath/doe evaluated to determine your exact cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Been feeling a little short breath lately just want to know what that might be?

Been feeling a little short breath lately just want to know what that might be?

It could be many: Things depending on your history which you did not mention. See your doctor tomorrow if it get worse go to ER. ...Read more

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Are there any list of foods to eat to increase my stamina for running which might also help me improve my short breath whike running?

Are there any list of foods to eat to increase my stamina for running which might also help me improve my short breath whike running?

No magic here: Eat enough quality protein to maintain your lean muscle mass & limit calories to keep fat off. In spite of all the nonsense on the internet, food choice doesn't make or break health in most situations. You need to stay trim if you want to be an effective runner. If you are training hard but can't keep up with peers, a physician might check your heart over, especially for valvular disease. ...Read more

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For the last week I feel I can't get a deep enough breath, I get random pains in my chest Only yawning gives me short term relief then it starts again?

For the last week I feel I can't get a deep enough breath, I get random pains in my chest Only yawning gives me short term relief then it starts again?

Blood clot?: If you have any risk factors for blood clots such as taking birth control or smoking then I would suggest that you see your doctor. He or she can further investigate with a detailed history. Although there are a myriad causes for your symptoms, I would not ignore these symptoms and certainly blood clots that have traveled to the lung can present in this fashion. ...Read more

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What could cause me to feel short of breath?

What could cause me to feel short of breath?

Potentially: Many things from cardiopulmonary causes to deconditioning. See your doctor to get it sorted out. ...Read more

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Why do I get short of breath when I bend over?

Why do I get short of breath when I bend over?

Overweight?: If you're overweight, then your abdomen could be compressed when you bend over. This would shove your diaphragm upwards, limiting the expansion of your lungs. Then you could feel short of breath. You may want to talk with your doctor about this, so it can be addressed however it needs to be. ...Read more

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Short of breath with activity but sats ok, why?

Many: There are many reasons why someone could get short of breath. Shortness of breath is not always associated with drop in oxygen saturation. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Short of breath when laying what's cause of it?

Short of breath: If your abdomen isn't impairing diaphragmatic motion when you lie down, you should see a doctor to evaluate why you are short of breath. ...Read more

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Why am I so short of breath and how can I fix it?

Why am I so short of breath and how can I fix it?

Potentially: Many reasons. You need to see your doctor asap. More serious causes including cardiac and or pulmonary need to be evaluated and treated. Do not waste time. ...Read more

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I get short of breath on exertion how can I exercise?

See your MD: Of course you breathe faster with exercise but if you become very short of breath with a little exercise say climbing a few steps or getting dressed your doctor needs to determine why now! If this is very serious exercize might be unsafe or require a very long time to build up under supervision. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be short of breath while bending over?

Is it normal to be short of breath while bending over?

See below: That is not normal, but a common complaint especially with almost all of my COPD patients. ...Read more

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Why might someone get short of breath very frequently?

SOB: Possibilities include anxiety, heart disease, lung disease, mechanical breathing apparatus dysfunction, anemia and a number of other problems including just being out of aerobic shape. ...Read more

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How come cluster headache sufferers get short on breath?

How come cluster headache sufferers get short on breath?

Unclear reason: Shortness of breath is not often listed as a symptom traditionally associated with cluster headaches. However, my patients who have cluster headaches often mention that the pain is excruciating to the point that they feel out of breath. They also tend to pace and are extremely anxious. The anxiety may contribute to the shortness of breath too. Inhaling oxygen dramatically relieves the symptoms. ...Read more

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Very short of breath after doing simple every day tasks?

Very short of breath after doing simple every day tasks?

There are many: Potential reasons for these symptoms ranging from severe cardiac or pulmonary disease to simply being out of condition. You need to see your health care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What medicine is good for coughing, short of breath?

What medicine is good for coughing, short of breath?

Depends: 3 most common causes of cough are acid reflux, post nasal drip, and asthma. So there is not a magic bullet medication that treats all cough. You have to know what the reason for the cough is. Best way to do that, if you don't know why you have it, is to see your doctor and have the cough and shortness of breath evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause waking up in the morning short of breath?

What could cause waking up in the morning short of breath?

Go see your DR to be: Evaluated for a heart or lung condition -? Asthma, clot in lung, blockage in coronary arteries, heart failure etc (the latter three less likely cuz of your young age) nevertheless, you need to be examined. Bless u! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can it mean when I feel short of breath?

Shortness of breath: Without complete history and physical exam it is difficult to come up with correct diagnosis. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come would I be short of breath?

Shortness of breath: There are so many cardiac, pulmonary and other causes for causing shortness of breath. You need to see a physician for full physical and work-up to get correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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My wife is having trouble swallowing food and had short breath?

My wife is having trouble swallowing food and had short breath?

Many possibilities: Difficulty swallowing can be due to many things including neurological conditions, gastroenterology conditions (including reflux) as well as anatomical swellings in the throat. The first thing that needs to be done is a careful history with far more information about what she can swallow and what she can't. I would strongly suggest seeing a doctor for a complete history and examination. ...Read more

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What is the significance of being short of breath in the shower?

What is the significance of being short of breath in the shower?

Tachycardia: Mist likely cause is reactive tachycardia secondary to vasodilation....This would be worsened by dehydration. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I get short of breath so frequently?

SOB: Can't tell a thing from out here, go to the doctor and be evaluated, shortness of breath isn't a joke. ...Read more

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I've been getting short of breath easily lately. What could be happening?

Tough to tell: There are several possibilities. It can be a lung problem, a heart related issue, or simply deconditioning (out of shape). With more info about your symptoms your doc could probably figure out what is most likely. Some noninvasive testing could get you an answer for sure. ...Read more