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I've been having trouble breathing? I'm constantly in the need of deep breathes and feel the need to yawn. Why is that happening?

I've been having trouble breathing? I'm constantly in the need of deep breathes and feel the need to yawn. Why is that happening?

May be anxiety: If you have a sense of being unable to draw in a full breath or feel the need to yawn, many times anxiety is the problem. If you are short of breath or are becoming winded more easily than normal, you need to see your doctor promptly. ...Read more

Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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Can costochondritis cause trouble breathing? Feel like I can't get a deep breath yawn A lot but the feeling of I can't breathe comes and goes 

Can costochondritis cause trouble breathing? Feel like I can't get a deep breath yawn A lot but the feeling of I can't breathe comes and goes 

Generally: If a person feels like they cannot get a deep breath need to seek urgent medical Attention. For specific diagnosis and treatment go to urgent care or the emergency room ...Read more

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Chest feels tight when breathing in. Trouble breathing. Yawning. Was on Zoloft (sertraline) which didn't help @ all. Chest xrays 4 asthma looked fine. What could it be?

Chest feels tight when breathing in. Trouble breathing. Yawning. Was on Zoloft (sertraline) which didn't help @ all. Chest xrays 4 asthma looked fine. What could it be?

Possible side effect: Zoloft (sertraline) can occasionally cause chest muscles to feel tight and feel like shortness of breath. Rarely causes bronchial constriction but anything is possible. Anxiety is, of course, a common cause of feeling short of breath. Would consider another ssri and don't forget psychotherapy/ behavior therapy. ...Read more

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I have tightness in my chest and throat, and have trouble breathing. Was is it? I often have to yawn to be able to take a deep breath. I get dizzy sometimes and feel like passing out. Its getting to the point where I can't sleep, I can't yawn to take a de

I have tightness in my chest and throat, and have trouble breathing. Was is it? I often have to yawn to be able to take a deep breath. I get dizzy sometimes and feel like passing out. Its getting to the point where I can't sleep, I can't yawn to take a de

Your: Your symptoms are very worrisome for coronary artery disease, or a narrowing of one or more of your arteries of your heart. Please see your health care provider and discuss these symptoms with him or her. You should have an evaluation for heart disease with some form of stress testing. ...Read more

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I am now having trouble breathing, help?

I am now having trouble breathing, help?

If you are having: Significant trouble breathing your safest bet would be to evaluated at the nearest emergency room. You should not drive yourself if breathing is too difficult. Take care. ...Read more

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Trouble breathing whenever it gets cold?

Trouble breathing whenever it gets cold?

Reactive airway: Or hypersensitive airways to changes in ambient temperature.

May indicate asthmatic tendency. Best way to diagnose is Pulmonary function testing. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have trouble breathing?

What can cause me to have trouble breathing?

Potentially many: Too numerous to address here. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to have trouble breathing?

What can cause someone to have trouble breathing?

Difficulty breathing: This can be caused by mechanical problems with the chest breathing structures, problems with the lung themselves, general body weakness, anemia, hypothyroid, heart failure and other problems too. ...Read more

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Trouble breathing while lying on back?

Trouble breathing while lying on back?

More info: This could be manifestation of heart disease. It is best to see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause you to have trouble breathing?

Can allergies cause you to have trouble breathing?

Yes: Yes, seasonal/perennial allergies can definitely make breathing worse, especially if you have IgE or allergic induced asthma. Maximizing control of both upper and lower airways will keep you from progressing to a full blown exacerbation. See Allergist for further workup and evaluation to determine if you are suffering from asthma related symptoms. ...Read more

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What other than asthma can cause trouble breathing?

What other than asthma can cause trouble breathing?

Many possibilities: Including: pneumonia, chronic lung disease, bronchitis, copd, bronchiolitis, cheat trauma, epiglottis, lung cancer, pulmonary edema, pleurisy, pulmonary embolism, throat trauma, heart attack, neuromuscular disorders, anaphylaxis, high altitude, obesity, organ failure, sepsis, shock, severe ascites, cardiac arrthymias, pericarditis, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, etc. ...Read more

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When I try to go to sleep I have trouble breathing?

When I try to go to sleep I have trouble breathing?

It is very important: To have this assessed. I would start with your primary care physician. He or she can determine if you need further referral (i.e., sleep medicine specialist, allergist or ent). It is essential that breath and get good oxygen exchange throughout the night. Take care. ...Read more

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What if I have trouble breathing after a big explosion?

What if I have trouble breathing after a big explosion?

Create a mask: Avoid unnecessary movement so you don’t kick up dust. Cover your nose and mouth with anything you have on hand. Try to breathe through the material. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about trouble breathing and fever?

How much should I worry about trouble breathing and fever?

Fever and dyspnea: A combination of fever and breathing difficulty is a serious problem. There may be underlying infection that can, and should be treated. I would encourage you to visit your family doctor or, if you don't have a family doctor, go to a local hospital emergency room. I am not so sure that a minor er will be suitable, since you may require hospitalization if the infection is serious wnough. ...Read more

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Why can premature babies sometimes have trouble breathing?

Why can premature babies sometimes have trouble breathing?

Lungs not ready.: Fetal lungs continue to mature until 39 weeks. Babies born prematurely have difficulty breathing because their lungs and muscles have not fully developed/matured and cannot process gas exchange efficiently. Prenatal Betamethasone shot to the mother can accelerate fetal lung maturity. ...Read more

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Epiglottitis or just trouble breathing due to inflammation?

Epiglottitis or just trouble breathing due to inflammation?

Serious problem: Epiglotitis is an acute inflammation, usually caused by a bacteria, of the soft tissue part of the palate 'above the tongue'. It is serious, and if one has it and starts to have trouble breathing, it becomes a life-threatening emergency. Antibiotic, steroids, iced drinks may treat it, but life-saving tracheostomy may be required. Upper airway infection leading to difficulty breathing--emergency. ...Read more

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What causes trouble breathing but your pulse ox is perfect?

What causes trouble breathing but your pulse ox is perfect?

Short of breath: Pulse oximetry measures the amount of oxygen getting into the blood. A process which causes respiratory work or comfort to be problematic but which allows for adequate oxygenation of the blood like chest wall pain, some muscular problems and mechanical problems with breathing could cause the finding. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like trouble breathing and fever go away quickly?

Do symptoms like trouble breathing and fever go away quickly?

When did it start?: If you are in good health & have sudden onset of fever & trouble breathing think acute infection - pneumonia, bronchitis, croup. Your doctor or er can help a lot with this. Don't delay - go today! If you have a chronic breathing problem like asthma or COPD you are having an exacerbation. Follow your treatment plan or update your md on status change. Don't sweat the rare stuff - that's our job. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble breathing. Is it caused by pyridostigmine?

I'm having trouble breathing. Is it caused by pyridostigmine?

Pyridostigmine: Not a side effect listed for pyridostigmine....if you're taking the drug

read this:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Pyridostigmine ...Read more

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What to do when you have trouble breathing while in a deep sleep?

What to do when you have trouble breathing while in a deep sleep?

Polysomnogram: Talk with your physician about a consultation with a sleep specialist. You may need a sleep study. ...Read more

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Can toprol (metoprolol) 25 mg XR cause moderate trouble breathing?

Can toprol (metoprolol) 25 mg XR cause moderate trouble breathing?

Not normal.: Trouble breathing is not a common side effect of toprol (metoprolol). If this is happening you should absolutely call your doctor or call 911/go to ed if worsening. There are more serious, uncommon side effects that can happen with toprol (metoprolol) some of which may eventually lead to trouble breathing (slow heart rate, congestive heart failure), so this absolutely needs to be evaluated soon. ...Read more

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A shortness of breathe and trouble breathing. What could be wrong?

A shortness of breathe and trouble breathing. What could be wrong?

SOB: Shortness of breath and trouble breathing can be caused by anxiety all the way through very serious physiological abnormalities. You should consult your physician for evaluation to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I am having trouble breathing can't get a deep breathe, what to do?

Breathing: Get to a doctor for evaluation. You could have a minor problem but there are also serious problems that could do the same things. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

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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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

If you are having difficulty breathing, you feel as though you are able to get enough air in, or get air out. Your oxygen ...Read more