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Can you die from shortness of breath?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Can happen

Yes depending on how severe and what is causing it.
It is important that you seek medical help right away if you experience uncommon shortness of breath.

In brief: Can happen

Yes depending on how severe and what is causing it.
It is important that you seek medical help right away if you experience uncommon shortness of breath.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: RU serious ?

Of course you can die of shortness of breath: asphyxiation and drowning are every day examples.
Pulmonary edema and ARDS are medical examples. If your tissues don't get oxygen, you're a goner.

In brief: RU serious ?

Of course you can die of shortness of breath: asphyxiation and drowning are every day examples.
Pulmonary edema and ARDS are medical examples. If your tissues don't get oxygen, you're a goner.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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