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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Feel Weak And Breathless

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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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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I have sudden increase in heart rate around 110 or greater, breathlessness, slight pain in my chest, feel drowsy and weak. What could be the cause?

I have sudden increase in heart rate around 110 or greater, breathlessness, slight pain in my chest, feel drowsy and weak. What could be the cause?

Please get EKG: If your symptoms are very sudden in starting and sudden in stopping, this may be a sign of an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). You need to see a heart specialist who can order a monitor for you to wear at home during these episodes. That monitor can help identify the problem. If not from your heart then this could be from intense anxiety or panic. ...Read more

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Is breathlessness,water in lungs,flem,black stools & weakness sign of pulmonary TB. My father 81 has been diagnosed with it & on meds.thx?

Is breathlessness,water in lungs,flem,black stools & weakness sign of pulmonary TB. My father 81 has been diagnosed with it & on meds.thx?

See answer: He may have active TB which could cause fluid to accumulate outside of his lung in the space between his lung and chest wall(pleural effusion) and cause breathlessness. Fluid in the lung would be due to a separate condition, such as CHF. Black stools indicate he's bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal system, such as a bleeding stomach ulcer. ...Read more

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I ate beef and after i felt breathless my heart rate increased felt weak. Next day i ate beef as well and felt the same way. Am i alergic to beef?

Research: It probably has to do with your digestion. You can further research if beef is causing your symptoms, by eating a different beef product- unprocessed/less processed. Other time you might want to change the quantity or the side that you eat your beef with. Do not forget the condiments. Change 1 thing at a time. You will have your answer. ...Read more

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I have extreme weakness in limbs, very dizzy , can hardly stay awake, breathless?

I have extreme weakness in limbs, very dizzy , can hardly stay awake, breathless?

Dizziness: Can be many reasons for your symptoms, you should probably be evaluated. Can be the start of an infection that is making you feel like this. Or you might have orthostatic hypotension, where when you change positions, you can be weak and dizzy. Or a plethora of other possibilities, get checked out if not feeling better. ...Read more

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