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Mild shortness of breath. No chest pain or leg pain/swelling. Arthroscopic knee surgery past. Monday, aspirin therapy since. Healthy 34 yo female. ?

Mild shortness of breath. No chest pain or leg pain/swelling. Arthroscopic knee surgery past. Monday, aspirin therapy since. Healthy 34 yo female. ?

Be seen: I would sure be seen, especially if you have not had problems with shortness of breath before. It could be as simple as a little fluid overload from the fluids you got in surgery, but a pulmonary embolus from a blood clot is potentially life threatening and has been reported after elective knee surgeries. Let your surgeon know. ...Read more

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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


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Why does UCTD sometimes cause chronic shortness of breath with mild exertion?What treatments could be used to alleviate breathlessness?

Why does UCTD sometimes cause chronic shortness of breath with mild exertion?What treatments could be used to alleviate breathlessness?

See detail;s: First of all you need to determine if the breathing issues are related to UCTD or are a separate issue. The treatment depends on the cause and the severity.ee a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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Treatment for shortness of breath in end stage copd?

Treatment for shortness of breath in end stage copd?

Wow: You should see a lung specialist. Usually an inhaled steroid, an anticholinergic, a long acting beta agonist and a short acting beta agonist should help. But there are many other things such as rehabilitation and prednisone. See a lung specialist.to have it fine tuned. ...Read more

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First aid treatment for patients with haemodialysis when there is shortness of breath?

Need evaluation: There might be component of coronary disease need evaluation may be BP related or arrhythmia any way need further work up. ...Read more

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I climbed Mt.Fuji. I experienced headache and shortness of breath on the climb. Symptoms resolved after the climb. Do I currently need any treatment?

AMS: You describe acute mountain sickness which is common on when climbing mountains. Your symptoms appear to have been mild and currently resolved. If you have to climb again,pls follow all instructions given to reduce the incidence of re occurrence. If symptomatic, seek immediate medical care ...Read more

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Do you still have GERD after treatment? Can chest pain and shortness of breath be a symptom that your med is not working?

Do you still have GERD after treatment? Can chest pain and shortness of breath be a symptom that your med is not working?

Gerd: We don't cure gerd. Symptoms can recur or get worse. The symptoms are not specific and be those you mention. ...Read more

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Is Myxomatous of the mitral valve with minimal insuficiency, is this dangerous? Whats the treatment? Os this related to anxietyand shortness of breath

Mitral valve : Myxomatosis mitral valve is fairly commonly diagnosed with the improvement of Eco technology. Inthe present of no or minimal regurgitation the risk is small. We do know valves degenerate and care should be taken to reassess the patient from time to time. Anxiety does not effect function and shortness of breath here is usually from some other cause ...Read more