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I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: ...

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Shortness of breath

Follow up with doc/ urgent care, you need PFTs ( pulmonary function testing to asses if you have asthma or at least peak flow and EKG to assess if heart issues, if EKG is abnormal you will need an echocardiogram.
Alternatively it may be reflux/ GERD for which you could try ranitidine. f/u /w/ doc / urgent care within 24-48 hours

In brief: Shortness of breath

Follow up with doc/ urgent care, you need PFTs ( pulmonary function testing to asses if you have asthma or at least peak flow and EKG to assess if heart issues, if EKG is abnormal you will need an echocardiogram.
Alternatively it may be reflux/ GERD for which you could try ranitidine. f/u /w/ doc / urgent care within 24-48 hours
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