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I get periodic shortness of breath, where I have trouble taking a full breath over the course of days or weeks. No docs get it. All tests neg. Ideas?

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Dr. Michio Abe
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In brief: Periodic SOB

I don't know which tests have been negative, but there are many potential causes, including cardiac diseases such as heart failure or valvular diseases, pulmonary diseases such as copd, pulmonary hypertension or pulmonary embolism, neuromuscular diseases such as myasthenia gravis or als, and anxiety.
These are just some ideas but there are many others. A good history and physical exam are needed.

In brief: Periodic SOB

I don't know which tests have been negative, but there are many potential causes, including cardiac diseases such as heart failure or valvular diseases, pulmonary diseases such as copd, pulmonary hypertension or pulmonary embolism, neuromuscular diseases such as myasthenia gravis or als, and anxiety.
These are just some ideas but there are many others. A good history and physical exam are needed.
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