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Can shortness of breath be a result of allergies even if you aren't weezing?Clear chest xray/EKG in Dec and normal echocardiogram a year ago? Anxiety?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Anxiety is a potent cause of shortness of breath.
Other causes should be ruled out. Additional tests that would be helpful: pulmonary function tests with methacholine challenge, d-dimer, BNP, hemoglobin, TSH, treadmill exercise test.

In brief: Yes

Anxiety is a potent cause of shortness of breath.
Other causes should be ruled out. Additional tests that would be helpful: pulmonary function tests with methacholine challenge, d-dimer, BNP, hemoglobin, TSH, treadmill exercise test.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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