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Why Do I Have Shortness Of Breath
Short of breath: Worthwhile getting checked by your doc for those symptoms. You may simply be out of shape and exercising wrong but being sure something else isn't going on is a good idea. ...Read more
Not necessarily...: Acute bronchitis is caused by an infection of the airways and you would have symptoms of infection. Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD and is usually due to cigarette smoking. This, too, would have other symptoms and not just decreased exercise tolerance. See your doctor to evaluate your decreased exercise tolerance, if present. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. I mean they are sytoms then what, any suggestions?
Chest pain: You are having a lot of significant symptoms and i would recommend going to the emergency room for a cardiac workup. ...Read more
Not likely related: It is not likely to be related to hypothyroidism.You need to get checked by your doctor or a pulmonary specialist, you will need examination and if indicated pulmonary function test and/or xrays etc to make a diagnosis.There can be pulmonary and cardiac causes of shortness of breath even in non smokers.If no cause is found in lungs than get a cardiovascular evaluation and tests including ekg/echoca. ...Read more
Need to be checked: Even though panic attacks are known to present as shortness of breath, but any one complaining of shortness of breath needs to be checked to rule out all organic causes of this symptom before a diagnosis of panic attack is made panick attacks are caused by underlying anxiety and have to be treated with tranquilisers and other anti anxiety medications and psychotherapy so get it cheched asap. ...Read more
Local doctor or ER: It is hard to give you advise when we don't know your age, risk factor, and examination. Shortness of breath and chest pain can go together as in heart failure or heart attack. It can be two separate diseases that happens to go together in your case as in asthma, COPD together with a reflux disease. If chest pain is severe, go to the ER. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I feel shortness of breath all day. I get out of breath when I do almost anything. Is this anxiety?
Possible, but you..: It is certainly possible that significant anxiety can make you feel as though you are out of breath, but you look into this further. Ther are other causes such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulm disease, emphysema etc..It seems that your sob is interfering with your daily activities and so i suggest you consult your doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Only u can say: If you feel like you can't breath, or have just run a marathon without moving, feeling out of breath, or breathing really fast but still feeling like you can't get enough air, then you are short of breath. If this is happening now, then go to the nearest E.R. ...Read more
Why do I feel i can't breathe when i stand up? What are some signs of shortness of breath? I get all light headed sometimes dizzy.
Further evaluation : With your primary care physician is warranted ..Your symptoms could be caused a variety of different things. ...Read more
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