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Why Is It Hard For Me To Take A Deep Breath
I am a 60 year old female and I have recently started having shortness of breath after housework. I also shake when inhaling deeply. Concern?
Yes!: Your shortness of breath associated w/activity may be equivalent to "chest pain" although you may not be reporting "pain". Best to chat w/your Family Doc and get your heart checked out. Your risk for heart disease increases if you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and/or smoke. Don't wait until things get worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes it's hard for me to take a deep breath or "finish" the breath and I make myself yawn which then makes it feel better. What is this?
Im having severe back pain in the center of my back. It radiates through my ribs and its hard for me to take a deep breath when im sitting up.
i am female 34 and smoke since friday I have found it hard to take a deep breath it feels like my chest is being squashed together and i wake up?
Find it a hard time to take a deep breath and when I do take one i let a out a cough and sometime a little bit of mucus comes out. What could it be?
Respiratory issues: Difficulty breathing on exhalation with mucus production is commonly seen in asthma. Difficulty breathing on inspiration with a cough is commonly seen with vocal cord dysfunction. Some people have both. A physician can perform spirometry (lung function test) to assess and provide recommendations for a treatment plan. ...Read more
Horrible air hunger. My chest feels like someone is sitting on it. From trying so hard to take a deep breath. Can't sleep please help?
My husband. Has upper chest pain
Where his strum is
it is hard for him to take a deep
Breath what could this be
He has no cold hes not short of br?
See physician: It is advised to seek urgent medical evaluation for his symptoms. Any patient with recent onset of chest pain who may be potentially unstable based upon history, family history, appearance, or vital signs, should be immediately evaluated in an emergency department. You need to be evaluated by your physician to eliminate life-threatening causes and be assessed for other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, i find it a hard time to take a deep breathe and when I do take a deep breath i let a out a cough and sometime a little bit of mucus comes out ?
Short of breath: Do you have asthma? How long have you been feeling short of breath? This could be a few different things, you could have allergies, sinus infection, asthma to name a few. Try some over the counter allergy medcation and if that doesnt alleviate your symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm feeling full all the time and its hard to take a deep breath. I have been on acid reducers but that doesn't help. And my stomach feels sick?
Need evaluation: If the medicine is not working and you have been on them long enough to give them time to work you should have an evaluation by a gastroenterologist to find the source. Are you not having round, hard stools or straining when you poop? Constipation could be a cause if not already talked about. ...Read more
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