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I have difficulty breathing. Could it be caused by my scoliosis?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If scoliosis is severe it can effect the heart and the lungs and could result in shortness of breath.

In brief: Yes

If scoliosis is severe it can effect the heart and the lungs and could result in shortness of breath.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Unlikely

Only the largest curves and most extreme rib deformities cause lung function problem like curves above 70 degrees if your curve is this large than maybe.

In brief: Unlikely

Only the largest curves and most extreme rib deformities cause lung function problem like curves above 70 degrees if your curve is this large than maybe.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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