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I have been having trouble getting a full breath. It will be just fine for awhile then i'm huffing and puffing trying to get a breath? Why is this?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Dyspnea

Do you feel short of breath only with exertion? If so pulmonary function tests should be done.
If your shortness of breath is only at rest, tension or anxiety may be the cause.

In brief: Dyspnea

Do you feel short of breath only with exertion? If so pulmonary function tests should be done.
If your shortness of breath is only at rest, tension or anxiety may be the cause.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Dr. Donald Colantino
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Need evaluation

Intermittent dyspnea could be from asthma, copd, symptomatic hypothyroidism and heart conditions.
Depending on further history and examination spirometer and echocardiogram may be helpful if etiology is not apparent on examination.

In brief: Need evaluation

Intermittent dyspnea could be from asthma, copd, symptomatic hypothyroidism and heart conditions.
Depending on further history and examination spirometer and echocardiogram may be helpful if etiology is not apparent on examination.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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