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Very Short Breathed
Sometimes breathing feels weird. Breath in but don't feel like air exhales from lungs. Inhale long exhale really short. Sometimes a little anxious.
Pulmonary function: You need to have a pulmonary function test usually administered by primary care physician or by a pulmonologist to rule out asthma or reactive airways or less commonly but more serious pulmonary fibrosis you need a chest x-ray as well as a standard of care test, as for all this to be just anxiety it would have be a last resort after testing and excluding all others as above. ...Read more
Cleaned toilet with bleach and harpic. There was a very strong odour. My throat is soar, on deep inspiration coughing occurs. Rx? Long term effects?
Harpic, I learned,: is not available in the US, but is widely sold in Europe and around the world. It is principally hydrochloric acid, a highly corrosive acid. Precautions including gloves, goggles, mask are advised. Fumes can cause respiratory tissue irritation. If not worsening and no bleeding/feeling short of breath, ok to observe. Should clear without long term affects. Call poison control or Doc with questions ...Read more
I inhaled bleach fumes& i was coughing, vomitting&cldn't breath.I puffed clenil&felt better.Cld. Inhalation cause long term damage in me?
Chemical burn: It is unlikely that you'll have permanent damage from inhaled bleach. The mucosa of your upper aerodigest tract will heal. ...Read more
Medical care: Medical care is indicated. If you are having respiratory distress ( problems breathing which may be life threatening), you should seek care at the hospital emergency department. Your physicians will most likely perform a chest radiograph to rule out pneumonia. If you have a history of reflux, aspiration is a possible cause of your respiratory problems. PRMG fax 858 259 9689 for review.?s ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extremely extremely bad tickle in my throat cause very horrible coughing could barely catch my breath. Even with water. Is this bronchospasm?
Up to a degree: Up to a certain degree, it is expected that some patients may experience this. Your dr should check this; but beta blockers like propanolol induce receptors so that when you taper off, neurotransmitters exert more effect than normally. If this is the case, it should go away gradually; but if in doubt, you may ask your dr to slow down the rate, or clarify the situation. ...Read more
Always feel short of breath when I'm very overtired. My oxygen level is always fine, always figured it was normal. Common?
Short of breath: Feeling short of breath when you are tired is common, and given your age is not likely to be of clinical significance. If you get symptoms with activity when you are well rested, then you can consider further evaluation with primary physician. ...Read more
I'm quite short of breath , My chest is very wheezy And I'm feeling out of breath I am breathing faster than normal. I am asthmatic. I took my pumps.
Difficulty breathing: I wonder if you may have a Respiratory infection . If you are breathing fast and still short of breath after using your inhalers , I suggest you call 911 to get to the nearest hospital ASAP . ...Read more
18 and never had breathing issues.Just became active and realized:Have issues breathing even on very short runsHave slight issue breathing when cold?
When i breathe normal. It feels like im oddly getting a lot of air. Even yawning is cut short and not hyperventilating. Is this normal?
Very strong smell of gasoline after spillage in home, opened windows but still strong smell could this damage health by breathing in while sleeping?
Yes!: Please take this seriously. Avoid exposure as much as possible. Please have the spill professionally cleaned. Even very low level exposure to volatile organics over the long term can be detrimental. ...Read more
Heavy breathing all day long. Not particularly sob, but it feels like being on a high altitude that makes me dizzy, fatigue, headache. My bronchitis?
Hot feeling in chest,feels like I'm being hugged too tight but no trouble actually breathing . bp 144/90 pulse 58
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See doc first to rule out medical issues. ...Read more
Is a mild cough quite common after dust inhalation been sweeping out tool sheds and garages at work. Mask help somewhat but still a lot of exposure?
Yes: Would recommend using a mask. It sounds like an inhalational reaction. If persistent talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more
Out the blue! Stuffy nose but runny too. Tight chest. Out of breath in a short distance. Not in pain but just uncomfortable. I'm never sick! Ever!
I'm a university athlete, my heart starts beating very fast, light headed short of breathe, happens when active and when I'm doing nothing?
Perhaps it could.: At the least you are putting yourself at long term risk for environmental lung disease due to chronic high-level exposure to those toxins. And some environmental lung diseases could lead to cancer. The point of exercise is to try to breathe clean, fresh air. I'd seek out another running route, if I were you. ...Read more